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vomit

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈvɒm.ɪt/ us    /ˈvɑː.mɪt/
C2 to empty the contents of the stomach through the mouth: He came home drunk and vomited all over the kitchen floor. She was vomiting (up) blood.
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vomit
noun [U] uk   us  
There was a pile of vomit on the floor.
vomiting
noun [U]
There are a range of symptoms, including headache and vomiting.
Translations of “vomit”
in Korean 토하다…
in Arabic يَتَقَيّأ…
in French vomir…
in Turkish kusmak, istifra etmek, çıkarmak…
in Italian vomitare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘔吐…
in Russian тошнить, рвать…
in Polish wymiotować…
in Spanish vomitar…
in Portuguese vomitar…
in German (sich) erbrechen…
in Catalan vomitar…
in Japanese (食べ物など)を吐く…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呕吐…
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