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Hoover

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhuːvər/ UK trademark ( UK/US vacuum cleaner)
an electric machine that cleans floors by sucking up dirtEquipment used for cleaning
hoover verb [I, T]
Translations of “Hoover”
in Korean 진공 청소기…
in Arabic مِكْنَسة كَهْرُبائيّة…
in Portuguese aspirador de pó…
in Catalan aspiradora…
in Japanese 電気掃除機 (フーバー社の商標)…
in Italian aspirapolvere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 真空吸塵器…
in Russian пылесос…
in Turkish elektrik süpürgesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 真空吸尘器…
in Polish odkurzacz…
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