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trauma

noun [U or C] uk   /ˈtrɔː.mə/ /ˈtraʊ-/ us    /ˈtrɑː-/

trauma noun [U or C] (SHOCK)

C2 (a) severe emotional shock and pain caused by an extremely upsetting experience: the trauma of marriage breakdown He had psychotherapy to help him deal with his childhood traumas.

trauma noun [U or C] (INJURY)

specialized medical (a) severe injury, usually caused by a violent attack or an accident
Translations of “trauma”
in Spanish Trauma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 震驚, 精神創傷,心理創傷…
in Russian травма, шок…
in Turkish ciddi şok, darbe, acı olay…
in Chinese (Simplified) 震惊, 精神创伤,心理创伤…
in Polish bolesne przeżycie, uraz…
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