Definition of “sunscreen” - English Dictionary

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“sunscreen” in British English

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sunscreennoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈsʌn.skriːn/ us /ˈsʌn.skriːn/

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

(Definition of “sunscreen” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“sunscreen” in American English

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sunscreennoun [ U ]

us /ˈsʌnˌskrin/ also sunblock, /ˈsʌnˌblɑk/

a substance you put on your skin to prevent it from being burned by the sun

(Definition of “sunscreen” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)