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English definition of “stress”

stress

noun [C/U] (WORRY)   /stres/
worry caused by a difficult situation, or something that causes this condition: [U] Luis is under a lot of stress right now. [C] It’s hard to cope with the stresses of raising a family. stressful    /ˈstres·fəl/ adjective Working in the emergency room of a major hospital is highly stressful work.
(Definition of stress noun (WORRY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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