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blood

noun [U]  us   /blʌd/

blood noun [U] (LIQUID)

the red liquid that is sent around the body by the heart and that is necessary for life: He lost a lot of blood in the accident.

blood noun [U] (RELATIONSHIP)

a person’s relationship to a family or a nation by birth rather than by marriage: They are related by blood. She has Russian blood in her veins.

blood

adjective [not gradable]  us   /blʌd/

blood adjective [not gradable] (RELATED)

related by birth: blood relatives a blood brother
Translations of “blood”
in Arabic دَمّ…
in Korean 피…
in Malaysian darah…
in French sang…
in Turkish kan, kan bağı…
in Italian sangue…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 血,血液…
in Russian кровь…
in Polish krew…
in Vietnamese máu…
in Spanish sangre…
in Portuguese sangue…
in Thai เลือด…
in German das Blut, die Abstammung…
in Catalan sang…
in Japanese 血, 血液…
in Indonesian darah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 血,血液…
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