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waterproofadjective

us   /ˈwɔ·t̬ərˌpruf, ˈwɑt̬·ər/
not allowing water to go through: waterproof boots
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waterproofadjective

uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.pruːf/ us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.pruːf/

waterproofverb [T]

uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.pruːf/ us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.pruːf/

waterproofnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.pruːf/ us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.pruːf/ UK
a coat or other piece of clothing that keeps you dry because it does not allow water in: They were all wearing waterproofs.
(Definition of waterproof from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waterproof”
in Arabic مُضادّ لِلماء…
in Korean 방수의…
in Portuguese impermeável, à prova d’água…
in Catalan impermeable…
in Japanese 防水(性)の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 防水的,不透水的…
in Turkish su geçirmez…
in Russian непромокаемый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防水的,不透水的…
in Italian impermeabile…
in Polish nieprzemakalny…
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