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English definition of “allergy”


noun [C]    /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    /əˈlɜr·dʒɪk/ adjective I’m allergic to cats.
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