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incensenoun [U]

us   /ˈɪn·sens/
a substance that is burned to produce a sweet smell

incenseverb [T]

us   /ɪnˈsens/
to cause someone to be extremely angry: The editor felt readers would be incensed by my article.
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incensenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɪn.sens/ us   /ˈɪn.sens/
a substance that is burnt to produce a sweet smell, especially as part of a religious ceremony: an incense burner/stick

incenseverb [T usually passive]

uk   /ɪnˈsens/ us   /ɪnˈsens/
(Definition of incense from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incense”
in Vietnamese que hương…
in Spanish incienso, indignar…
in Malaysian kemenyan…
in Thai เครื่องหอม, ธูป…
in French encens…
in German der Weihrauch…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在宗教儀式上焚燒的)香…
in Russian ладан, фимиам…
in Turkish tütsü, buhur…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在宗教仪式上焚烧的)香…
in Indonesian kemenyan, dupa…
in Polish kadzidło…
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