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antiperspirantnoun [C]

 us   /ˌænt·iˈpɜr·spər·ənt, ˌæn·tɑɪ-/
a ​substance that is put on the ​skin, esp. under the ​arms, in ​order to ​prevent or ​reduceperspiration (= the ​excretion of ​liquid through the ​skin)
(Definition of antiperspirant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"antiperspirant" in British English

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antiperspirantnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈpɜː.spər.ənt/  us   /-t̬iˈpɝː.spər-/
a ​substance that is put on the ​skin, ​especially under the ​arms, in ​order to ​prevent or ​reduce sweating

antiperspirantadjective

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈpɜː.spər.ənt/  us   /-t̬iˈpɜː.spər-/
acting to ​prevent or ​reduce sweating: an antiperspirant ​deodorant
(Definition of antiperspirant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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