Meaning of COSMETIC in English

COSMETIC

I.

noun ( usually cosmetics )

ADJECTIVE

▪ expensive

▪ cheap

▪ natural

▪ hypo-allergenic

… OF COSMETICS

▪ line

We're introducing a new line of ~s

VERB + COSMETIC

▪ use , wear

▪ apply , put on

COSMETIC + NOUN

▪ company , industry

II.

adj.

VERBS

▪ be

ADVERB

▪ merely , purely

Opponents described the reforms as a purely ~ exercise.

▪ largely , mostly

Cosmetic is used with these nouns: ↑ change , ↑ counter , ↑ dentist , ↑ exercise , ↑ procedure , ↑ product , ↑ surgeon , ↑ surgery , ↑ work

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