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English definition of “breathing”

breathing

noun [U]     /ˈbriː.ðɪŋ/
the act or process of taking air into your lungs and releasing it: She lay awake listening to her sister's steady breathing. I could hear the sound of heavy breathing as he slowly climbed the stairs .Breathing and stopping breathing
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