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English definition of “burn”

burn

noun [C] (DAMAGE)    /bɜːn/ US  /bɝːn/
a place where fire or heat has hurt or damaged something: One rescue worker caught in the explosion sustained severe burns. I noticed a cigarette burn in the carpet . → See also heartburn, sunburnBurning, burnt and on fire
(Definition of burn noun (DAMAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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