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paralysis

noun [U]  us   /pəˈræl·ə·sɪs/
the state of being unable to move or act: Some spinal cord injuries can cause permanent paralysis.
Translations of “paralysis”
in Arabic شَلَل…
in Korean 마비…
in Malaysian kelumpuhan…
in French paralysie…
in Turkish felç, inme, hareket edememe…
in Italian paralisi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻痺,癱瘓, 不知所措, (行動)癱瘓,停頓…
in Russian паралич, бессилие, беспомощность…
in Polish paraliż, porażenie…
in Vietnamese chứng liệt…
in Spanish parálisis…
in Portuguese paralisia…
in Thai อัมพาต…
in German die Lähmung…
in Catalan paràlisi…
in Japanese 麻痺状態…
in Indonesian kelumpuhan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻痹,瘫痪, 不知所措, (行动)瘫痪,停顿…
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