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petroleum

noun [U]  /pəˈtroʊ·li·əm/ us  
a dark, thick oil obtained from under the ground and made into fuels such as gas and heating oil, and used in making plastics
Translations of “petroleum”
in Chinese (Traditional) 石油…
in Russian нефть…
in Turkish petrol…
in Chinese (Simplified) 石油…
in Polish ropa (naftowa)…
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