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detergent

de·ter·gent

detergent

 
pronunciation:
dih tuhr jihnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having the capacity to cleanse.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a substance used for cleansing, esp. one of numerous liquid or powdered synthetic chemicals.
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  clothing, hygiene