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English definition of “illness”

illness

noun     /ˈɪl.nəs/
B1 [C] a disease of the body or mind: He died at home after a long illness.Disease and illness - general words B2 [U] the state of being ill: She had five days off work due to illness.Disease and illness - general words
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