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English definition of “diabetic”

diabetic

noun [C] uk   /ˌdaɪəˈbet.ɪk/ us    /-ˈbet̬-/
a person who has diabetesDisorders and diseases of the heart and blood

diabetic

adjective uk   /ˌdaɪəˈbet.ɪk/ us    /-ˈbet̬-/
relating to diabetes: a diabetic comaVarious qualities of food made for diabetic people to eat: diabetic chocolate/jamDiets and dietingFood - general words
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