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incontinent

adjective uk   /ɪnˈkɒn.tɪ.nənt/  us   /-ˈkɑːn.tə-/
unable to control the excretion of urine or the contents of the bowels: Many of our elderly patients are incontinent. As the illness progressed, she became doubly incontinent (= unable to control the excretion both of urine and the contents of the bowels).
Translations of “incontinent”
in Chinese (Traditional) (大小便)失禁的…
in Russian страдающий недержанием…
in Turkish idrarını tutamayan, altına kaçıran…
in Chinese (Simplified) (大小便)失禁的…
in Polish nietrzymający moczu lub stolca…
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