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Definition of perfume noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    perfume

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpərfyum//
     
    , NAmE//pərˈfyum//
     
    [countable, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1 a liquid, often made from flowers, that you put on your skin to make yourself smell nice a bottle of expensive perfume We carry a wide range of perfumes. the perfume counter of the store She was wearing too much perfume. There was strong smell of cheap perfume in the car.
  2. 2a pleasant, often sweet, smell synonym scent the heady perfume of the roses
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