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paralysis

noun [C or U] uk   us   /pəˈræl.ə.sɪs/ (plural paralyses )
a condition in which you are unable to move all or part of your body because of illness or injury: Some nervous disorders can produce paralysis. a situation in which you are unable to take action: political paralysis
Translations of “paralysis”
in Arabic شَلَل…
in Korean 마비…
in Malaysian kelumpuhan…
in French paralysie…
in Turkish felç, inme, hareket edememe…
in Italian paralisi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻痺,癱瘓, 不知所措, (行動)癱瘓,停頓…
in Russian паралич, бессилие, беспомощность…
in Polish paraliż, porażenie…
in Vietnamese chứng liệt…
in Spanish parálisis…
in Portuguese paralisia…
in Thai อัมพาต…
in German die Lähmung…
in Catalan paràlisi…
in Japanese 麻痺状態…
in Indonesian kelumpuhan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻痹,瘫痪, 不知所措, (行动)瘫痪,停顿…
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