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"acupuncture" in British English

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acupuncturenoun [U]

uk   /ˈæk.jə.pʌŋk.tʃər/  us   /ˈæk.jə.pʌŋk.tʃɚ/
a ​treatment for ​pain or ​illness in which ​thinneedles are ​positioned just under the ​surface of the ​skin at ​specialpoints around the ​body: Acupuncture ​originated in ​China.
(Definition of acupuncture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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acupuncturenoun [U]

 us   /ˈæk·jəˌpʌŋk·tʃər/
a ​treatment for ​pain and ​illness in which ​specialneedles are put into the ​skin at ​particularpositions
(Definition of acupuncture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “acupuncture”
in Spanish acupuntura…
in Vietnamese châm cứu…
in Malaysian akupuntur…
in Thai การฝังเข็ม…
in French acupuncture…
in German die Akupunktur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 针刺疗法…
in Turkish akupunktur…
in Russian иглоукалывание…
in Indonesian tusuk jarum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 針刺療法, 針炙…
in Polish akupunktura…
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