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  • aromaThe delicious aroma of fresh bread wafted out of the bakery.
  • fragranceI adore the delicate fragrance of roses.
  • perfumeThe perfume of the flowers filled the room.
  • scentShe smelled the sweet scent of the lilies.
  • odourUK There was the unmistakable odour of sweaty feet.

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If an animal scents something or someone, it knows that person or thing is there because it can smell it, him, or her.

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  • pursueThe robber was pursued by several members of the public.
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(Definition of scent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Examples of scent

scent

Floral scents – a checklist of volatile compounds isolated by head-space techniques.

Floral scents – a checklist of volatile compounds isolated by headspace-techniques.

Because middle-class women use their bodies to produce children, those bodies are marked by the floral scents that render them attractive to the men who will father those children.

The scents of her period are subtle, different from the malodorous scents of death and poverty found in the novels of the 1840s, she tells us.

She is less concerned with the smell of the culture – odors of neighborhoods, rivers, streets, or food, for example – than with scents detectable during personal exchanges.

Surely to enable us to have full enjoyment of our scents.

They may hunt it very slowly, or they may do so quickly according to the scenting conditions on that day.

On the other hand, whether petrol, matches, lighters or scents were exempt would depend entirely upon their price.

A derivative of ambergris is used in the perfumery industry as a fixative for delicate scents.

I am talking about the more expensive scents.

The scents used in these items are particularly pungent.

Scents automatically enter the body while we breathe and provide us with interesting sensations.

Here you have, it scents to me, an admirable system.

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Both services develop the scenting ability of dogs in order to detect the presence of drugs or explosives, and both services train dogs and handlers to a very high standard.

They are made of a material very similar to beer coasters and are produced in a variety of colors and scents.

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Collocations with scent

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floral scent

There is no floral scent associated with the flowers.

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human scent

And some defective wolves, for example, wolves who do not know enough not to eat food with human scent on it, may survive precisely through that defect.

pleasant scent

Chan says he only had an orange with him because of the pleasant scent, as smoking, which was allowed in many tournaments then, bothered him.

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Translations of scent

in Chinese (Traditional)

香味, (動物的)臭跡, 香水…

in Chinese (Simplified)

香味, (动物的)臭迹, 香水…

in Spanish

aroma, perfume, perfume [masculine…

in Portuguese

perfume, fragrância…

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hoş/güzel koku, parfüm, koku…

parfum [masculine], piste [feminine], trace [feminine]…

få fært af, vejre, parfumere…

mengendus, mencium, mencurigai…

đánh hơi, phát hiện, ngửi…

menghidu bau, menghidu, mengharumkan…

wittern, riechen, der Geruch…

duft [masculine], lukt [masculine], lukte…

profumo, fiutare, (avere sentore di)…

запах, благоухание, духи…

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