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allergynoun [C]

 us   /ˈæl·ər·dʒi/
a ​condition that ​causesillness when someone ​eatscertainfoods or ​touches or breathes in ​certainsubstances: Yourrash is caused by an allergy to ​peanuts.
allergic
adjective  us   /əˈlɜr·dʒɪk/
I’m allergic to ​cats.
(Definition of allergy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “allergy”
in Korean 알레르기…
in Arabic حَساسِيّة…
in Malaysian allergi…
in French allergie…
in Russian аллергия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 變應性, 過敏反應, 過敏性…
in Italian allergia…
in Turkish alerji…
in Polish alergia, uczulenie…
in Spanish alergia…
in Vietnamese dị ứng…
in Portuguese alergia…
in Thai อาการแพ้, โรคภูมิแพ้…
in German die Allergie…
in Catalan al·lèrgia…
in Japanese アレルギー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 变应性, 过敏反应, 过敏性…
in Indonesian alergi, kepekaan…
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