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English definition of “faint”

faint

verb [I]     /feɪnt/
B2 to suddenly become unconscious for a short time, usually falling down: He faints at the sight of blood. I nearly fainted in the heat. She took one look at the hypodermic needle and fainted (dead) away (= became unconscious immediately).Losing consciousness
(Definition of faint verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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