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English definition of “breath”

breath

noun [C/U]    /breθ/
the air that you take into and let out of your lungs: [C usually sing] She drew/took a deep breath. [U] He seemed a little out of breath (= to be breathing too fast). [C usually sing] As he jumped in the pool, he held his breath (= delayed releasing the air in his lungs).
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