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sneezeverb [I]

uk   us   /sniːz/
B2 When you sneeze, air and often small drops of liquid suddenly come out of your nose and mouth in a way you cannot control: Cats make him sneeze - I think he's allergic to them.
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sneezenoun [C]

uk   us   /sniːz/
an act or sound of sneezing: He's got all the classic symptoms of a cold - the coughs and sneezes and the sore throat.
Translations of “sneeze”
in Arabic يَعْطَس…
in Korean 재채기하다…
in Malaysian bersin…
in French éternuer…
in Turkish hapşırmak, aksırmak…
in Italian starnutire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打噴嚏…
in Russian чихать…
in Polish kichać…
in Vietnamese hắt hơi…
in Spanish estornudar…
in Portuguese espirrar…
in Thai จาม…
in German niesen…
in Catalan esternudar…
in Japanese くしゃみをする…
in Indonesian berbangkis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打喷嚏…
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