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emollientnoun [C]

uk   /ɪˈmɒl.i.ənt/  us   /-ˈmɑː.li-/
a ​cream or ​liquid that makes ​dry or ​soreskinsofter or less ​painful


uk   /ɪˈmɒl.i.ənt/  us   /-ˈmɑː.li-/
helping to ​treatdry, ​soreskin: an emollient ​cream formal making ​peoplecalm and ​avoidingargument: an emollient ​mood/​tone
(Definition of emollient from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 润肤剂,护肤霜…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潤膚劑,護膚霜…
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