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allergy

noun [C]  us   /ˈæl·ər·dʒi/
a condition that causes illness when someone eats certain foods or touches or breathes in certain substances: Your rash is caused by an allergy to peanuts.
allergic
adjective  us   /əˈlɜr·dʒɪk/
I’m allergic to cats.
Translations of “allergy”
in Arabic حَساسِيّة…
in Korean 알레르기…
in Malaysian allergi…
in French allergie…
in Turkish alerji…
in Italian allergia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 變應性, 過敏反應, 過敏性…
in Russian аллергия…
in Polish alergia, uczulenie…
in Vietnamese dị ứng…
in Spanish alergia…
in Portuguese alergia…
in Thai อาการแพ้, โรคภูมิแพ้…
in German die Allergie…
in Catalan al·lèrgia…
in Japanese アレルギー…
in Indonesian alergi, kepekaan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 变应性, 过敏反应, 过敏性…
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