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British English: /ˈɪrɪt(ə)nt/
American English: /ˈɪrədənt/

Translation of irritant in German:



  • Reizstoff Mask.
    the spicy food proved to be an irritant to his stomach
    sein Magen vertrug das scharf gewürzte Essen nicht
    be an irritant to somebody/somebody's nerves [figurative]
    jemandem auf die Nerven gehen [informal]

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