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mildew

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪlduː; ˈmɪldjuː/

Translation of mildew in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • (on plants) mildeu (masculine), mildiu (masculine); (on wall, fabric) moho (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • And the rainwater leaking into homes now could cause health problems months from now when mould and mildew grow in the carpets and air-conditioning ducts.
    • They collect dust and become an ideal environment for mould and mildew to grow.
    • Also keep an eye on walls which adjoin the bathroom - mildew can grow on a closet wall adjacent to the bathroom, for example.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [plant] cubrirse* de mildeu or mildiu; [wall/fabric] enmohecerse*, cubrirse* de moho

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