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rash

adjective  /ræʃ/ us  

rash adjective (WITHOUT THOUGHT)

without thought for what might happen or result; unwise in your actions: a rash statement It was rash of them to get married so quickly.

rash

noun  /ræʃ/ us  

rash noun (SKIN CONDITION)

[C] a group of spots or a raised area on the skin resulting from illness or from touching a harmful substance: an itchy rash

rash noun (LARGE NUMBER)

[C usually sing] a large number, esp. of something happening in a short period of time: There’s been a rash of robberies in the valley.
Translations of “rash”
in Korean 뾰루지…
in Arabic طَفَح جِلْدي…
in French imprudent…
in Turkish kızartı, isilik, kurdeşen…
in Italian eruzione cutanea…
in Chinese (Traditional) 皮膚狀況, 皮疹,疹子…
in Russian сыпь…
in Polish wysypka…
in Spanish imprudente…
in Portuguese erupção cutânea, brotoeja…
in German unbesonnen…
in Catalan borradura, erupció…
in Japanese 発疹…
in Chinese (Simplified) 皮肤状况, 皮疹,疹子…
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