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inhale

verb uk   /ɪnˈheɪl/ us  

inhale verb (BREATHE)

[I or T] to breathe air, smoke, or gas into your lungs: She flung open the window and inhaled deeply. She became ill shortly after inhaling the fumes.
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inhale verb (EAT)

[T] US informal to eat something extremely fast: Tony inhaled his burger.
inhalation
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.həˈleɪ.ʃən/ us  
Two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation.
Translations of “inhale”
in Korean 흡입하다…
in Arabic يَستَنشِق…
in French respirer…
in Turkish nefes almak, içine çekmek, solumak…
in Italian inspirare, aspirare, inalare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 呼吸, 吸氣, 吸入…
in Russian вдыхать, заглатывать…
in Polish wdychać, pochłaniać…
in Spanish inhalar, aspirar…
in Portuguese inalar…
in German einatmen…
in Catalan inhalar…
in Japanese 吸い込む…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呼吸, 吸气, 吸入…
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