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fire-retardant

[ fahyuhr-ri-tahr-dnt ]
/ ˈfaɪər rɪˌtɑr dnt /
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adjective

able to slow or check the spread of destructive fire.

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Origin of fire-retardant

First recorded in 1910–15
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