fragrance Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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fragrancenoun [C]

 us   /ˈfreɪ·ɡrəns/
a ​sweet or ​pleasantsmell: The ​shampoo has a ​light fragrance of ​herb and ​plantextracts.
adjective  us   /ˈfreɪ·ɡrənt/
the fragrant ​bouquet of ​roses
(Definition of fragrance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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fragrancenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈfreɪ.ɡrəns/
C2 a ​sweet or ​pleasantsmell: the ​delicate fragrance of ​roses a ​liquid that ​people put on ​theirbodies to make themselves ​smellpleasant: a ​brand new fragrance for men
adjective uk   us   /-ɡrənst/
(Definition of fragrance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fragrance”
in Arabic عِطْر…
in Korean 향기…
in Portuguese fragrância…
in Catalan fragància…
in Japanese 香り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 芳香,香气, 香水…
in Turkish güzel koku, rayiha, koku…
in Russian аромат, благоухание, духи…
in Chinese (Traditional) 芳香,香氣, 香水…
in Italian fragranza…
in Polish zapach, woń, perfumy…
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