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underwear

noun [U] uk   /ˈʌn.də.weər/ us    /-dɚ.wer/
B1 clothes worn next to the skin, under other clothes
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in Korean 속옷…
in Arabic لِباس داخلي…
in French sous-vêtements…
in Turkish içgiyim, iç çamaşırı…
in Italian biancheria intima…
in Chinese (Traditional) 內衣…
in Russian нижнее белье…
in Polish bielizna…
in Spanish ropa interior…
in Portuguese roupa de baixo, lingerie…
in German die Unterwäsche…
in Catalan roba interior…
in Japanese 下着…
in Chinese (Simplified) 内衣…
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