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sodium carbonate

noun [U] uk   /ˌsəʊ.di.əmˈkɑː.bən.eɪt/ us    /ˌsoʊ.di.əmˈkɑːr-/ specialized
a chemical compound used as a water softener and in foods and industry, in the form of white powder or crystals
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