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hangover

noun [C] uk   /ˈhæŋˌəʊ.vər/  us   /-ˌoʊ.vɚ/

hangover noun [C] (ILLNESS)

a feeling of illness after drinking too much alcohol: I had a terrible hangover the next morning. a hangover cure
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hangover noun [C] (CONTINUING)

something that continues from an earlier time: The present political system is a hangover from the colonial era.
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