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shampoonoun [C/U]

us   /ʃæmˈpu/ plural shampoos
a liquid soap used for washing the hair, or the act of washing the hair with this liquid: [U] a bottle of shampoo [C] The dog needs a shampoo.
A shampoo is also a liquid used to clean certain thick materials: [C] a rug shampoo
verb [T] us   /ʃæmˈpu/ present tense shampoos, present participle shampooing, past tense and past participle shampooed
He took a shower and shampooed his hair.
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uk   /ʃæmˈpuː/ us   /ʃæmˈpuː/ plural shampoos
A2 [C or U] a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials: an anti-dandruff shampoo a carpet shampoo Directions: wet hair, apply shampoo, and massage into a rich lather.
[C] an act of washing something, especially your hair, with shampoo: My hair/The rug/The dog needs a shampoo. She went to the hairdressers for a shampoo and set.

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shampooverb [T]

uk   /ʃæmˈpuː/ us   /ʃæmˈpuː/
(Definition of shampoo from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shampoo”
in Korean 샴푸…
in Arabic شامبو…
in Malaysian syampu, mencuci rambut…
in French shampooing…
in Russian шампунь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗髮精, 洗髮劑, 洗滌劑…
in Italian sciampo…
in Turkish şampuan…
in Polish szampon…
in Spanish champú, lavado y marcado…
in Vietnamese dầu gội đầu, dầu rửa thảm, sự gội đầu…
in Portuguese xampu…
in Thai ยาสระผม, การสระผม…
in German das Shampoo, das Waschen…
in Catalan xampú…
in Japanese シャンプー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 香波, 洗发剂, 洗涤剂…
in Indonesian shampoo, mengeramas…
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