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English definition of “cramp”

cramp

noun     /kræmp/
[C or U] a sudden painful tightening in a muscle, often after a lot of exercise, that limits movement: Several runners needed treatment for cramp (US cramps) and exhaustion. I've got cramp (US a cramp) in my foot. stomach crampsDisorders of muscles and the nervous system cramps [plural] pains in the lower stomach caused by a woman's periodPain and painful
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