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English definition of “vertigo”

vertigo

noun [U] uk   /ˈvɜː.tɪ.ɡəʊ/ us    /ˈvɝː.t̬ə.ɡoʊ/
a feeling of spinning around and being unable to balance, often caused by looking down from a height: She can't stand heights and has always suffered from vertigo.Headaches and dizziness
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