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cough

verb [I]  /kɔf/ us  
to force air out of your lungs through your throat with a short, loud sound, often unwillingly: The smoke from the bonfire made me cough. fig. The car engine coughed a few times, but wouldn’t start.

cough

noun [C]  /kɔf/ us  
an act of forcing air out of your lungs through your throat with a short, loud sound, often unwillingly: a dry cough There are lots of coughs and colds going around this winter.
Translations of “cough”
in Korean 기침하다…
in Arabic يَسْعُل…
in French tousser…
in Turkish öksürmek/tıksırmak…
in Italian tossire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咳,咳嗽, 發出咳嗽般的聲音…
in Russian кашлять…
in Polish kaszleć…
in Spanish toser…
in Portuguese tossir…
in German husten…
in Catalan tossir…
in Japanese (人)がせきをする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咳,咳嗽, 发出咳嗽般的声音…
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