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wipe

verb [T]  us   /wɑɪp/
to slide something over the surface of something else, in order to remove dirt, food, or liquid: Please wipe your feet before you come into the house. She gently wiped and cleaned her scraped knee. [M] Just take the sponge in the sink and wipe the table off.
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Translations of “wipe”
in Arabic يَمْسَح…
in Korean -을 닦다…
in Malaysian mengelap, mengesat…
in French essuyer, effacer…
in Turkish silmek…
in Italian pulire, asciugare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擦,拭,抹…
in Russian вытирать…
in Polish wycierać…
in Vietnamese làm sạch, lau…
in Spanish limpiar, enjugar…
in Portuguese enxugar…
in Thai เช็ด, ขัด, เช็ดให้สะอาด…
in German (ab)wischen, wischen…
in Catalan netejar, eixugar…
in Japanese (布などで)~をふく…
in Indonesian menyeka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 擦,拭,抹…
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