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cataract

noun [C] uk   /ˈkæt.ə.rækt/  us   /ˈkæt̬-/

cataract noun [C] (DISEASE)

a disease in which an area of someone's eye becomes less clear so that they cannot see clearly, or the area affected in this way

cataract noun [C] (WATER FEATURE)

literary a large waterfall
Translations of “cataract”
in Vietnamese bệnh đục thể thủy tinh…
in Spanish catarata…
in Thai ต้อ…
in Malaysian katarak…
in French cataracte…
in German grauer Star…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, 白內障…
in Indonesian katarak…
in Russian катаракта…
in Turkish katarakt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, 白内障…
in Polish zaćma…
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