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English definition of “scent”

scent

noun     /sent/
B2 [C] a pleasant natural smell : the scent of roses Smells and smelling [C] a smell produced by an animal that acts as a signal to other animals : The hounds had lost the scent of the fox near the river .Smells and smelling [C or U] a pleasant-smelling liquid that people put on their skin : a bottle of scent → Synonym perfumeToiletry and perfumes
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