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English definition of “claustrophobia”

claustrophobia

noun [U]     /ˌklɒs.trəˈfəʊ.bi.ə/ US  /ˌklɑː.strəˈfoʊ-/
fear of being in closed spaces: He suffers from claustrophobia so he never travels on underground trains. → Compare agoraphobiaFear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
(Definition of claustrophobia noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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