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obese

adjective uk   /əʊˈbiːs/  us   /oʊ-/
C1 extremely fat in a way that is dangerous for health: She was not just overweight; she was clinically obese.
Translations of “obese”
in Arabic بَدين…
in Korean 비만의…
in Malaysian gemuk gedempol…
in French obèse…
in Turkish çok şişman, obez…
in Italian obeso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肥胖的, 臃腫的…
in Russian тучный…
in Polish otyły…
in Vietnamese béo phì…
in Spanish obeso…
in Portuguese obeso…
in Thai อ้วนเกินไป…
in German fettleibig…
in Catalan obès…
in Japanese 肥満の…
in Indonesian sangat gemuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肥胖的, 臃肿的…
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