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English definition of “scar”


noun [C]     /skɑːr/ US  /skɑːr/
B2 a mark left on part of the body after an injury, such as a cut, has healed: a prominent/a noticeable/an ugly scar That burn will leave a nasty scar. scar tissue → Compare scabSkin complaints and blemishes C1 a sign of damage to a person's mental state: His early years in the refugee camp left a deep psychological scar.Mental and psychiatric disorders a sign of physical destruction in a place: Every village bears the scars of war .Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
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