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porenoun [C]

 us   /pɔr, poʊr/
one of many very ​smallholes in the ​skin of ​people or other ​animals or on the ​surface of ​plants
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porenoun [C]

uk   /pɔːr/  us   /pɔːr/
a very ​smallhole in the ​skin of ​people or other ​animals, or a ​similarhole on the ​surface of ​plants or ​rocks: Sweat ​passes through the pores and ​cools the ​body down. Pimples ​form when pores ​becomeblocked with ​dirt.
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Translations of “pore”
in Korean 모공…
in Arabic مَسام…
in Malaysian liang-liang roma…
in French s’absorber dans…
in Russian пора…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛孔, 氣孔, 小孔…
in Italian poro…
in Turkish gözenek…
in Polish por…
in Spanish poro…
in Vietnamese lỗ chân lông…
in Portuguese poro…
in Thai รูขุมขน…
in German brüten…
in Catalan porus…
in Japanese 毛穴…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛孔, 气孔, 小孔…
in Indonesian pori…
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