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English definition of “inflammable”


adjective (VIOLENCE)    /ɪnˈflæm.ə.bl̩/
likely to become violent or angry very quickly and in an uncontrolled way: an inflammable situation / region a highly inflammable mix of outrage and bitterness Changing frequentlyChanging
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