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apron

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈeɪprən/
a piece of clothing you wear when cooking to keep your clothes cleanProtective clothing
Translations of “apron”
in Korean 앞치마…
in Arabic مِئْزَر…
in French tablier, aire de manoeuvre, avant-scène…
in Turkish önlük, mutfak önlüğü…
in Italian grembiule…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, 圍裙…
in Russian фартук…
in Polish fartuszek…
in Spanish delantal, mandil, zona de estacionamiento…
in Portuguese avental…
in German die Schürze, das Vorfeld (der Flughalle), die Vorbühne…
in Catalan davantal…
in Japanese エプロン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, 围裙…
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