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disease

noun [C/U]  us   /dɪˈziz/
a condition of a person, animal, or plant in which its body or structure is harmed because an organ or part is unable to work as it usually does; an illness: [C] Mumps is an infectious disease. [U] He suffers from heart disease. [U] Hundreds of thousands of trees died from Dutch elm disease.
Translations of “disease”
in Arabic مَرَض, عِلّة…
in Korean 질병…
in Malaysian penyakit…
in French maladie…
in Turkish hastalık, rahatsızlık…
in Italian malattia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 病,疾病, 病症, 惡疾…
in Russian болезнь, заболевание…
in Polish choroba…
in Vietnamese bệnh…
in Spanish enfermedad, mal…
in Portuguese doença…
in Thai โรคภัยไข้เจ็บ…
in German die Krankheit…
in Catalan malaltia…
in Japanese 病気…
in Indonesian penyakit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 病,疾病, 病症, 恶疾…
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