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Meaning of “towel” - Learner’s Dictionary

towel

noun [C]     /taʊəl/
A2 a soft piece of cloth or paper that you use for drying yourself or for drying something: a bath/beach towel a paper towel Equipment used for cleaning
→  See also sanitary towel , tea towel , throw in the towel
Translations of “towel”
in Arabic فوطة, مِنْشَفة…
in Korean 수건…
in Malaysian tuala…
in French serviette, torchon…
in Turkish havlu…
in Italian asciugamano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛巾, 紙巾…
in Russian полотенце…
in Polish ręcznik…
in Vietnamese khăn…
in Spanish toalla, paño…
in Portuguese toalha…
in Thai ผ้าขนหนู…
in German das Handtuch…
in Catalan tovallola…
in Japanese タオル, 手ぬぐい…
in Indonesian handuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛巾, 纸巾…
(Definition of towel from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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