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bloodnoun [U]

uk   /blʌd/  us   /blʌd/

bloodverb [T]

uk   /blʌd/  us   /blʌd/
(Definition of blood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bloodnoun [U]

 us   /blʌd/
  • blood noun [U] (LIQUID)

the red liquid that is sent around the body by the heart and that is necessary for life: He lost a lot of blood in the accident.
  • blood noun [U] (RELATIONSHIP)

a person’s relationship to a family or a nation by birth rather than by marriage: They are related by blood. She has Russian blood in her veins.

bloodadjective [not gradable]

 us   /blʌd/
related by birth: blood relatives a blood brother
(Definition of blood from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blood”
in Korean 피…
in Arabic دَمّ…
in Malaysian darah…
in French sang…
in Russian кровь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 血,血液…
in Italian sangue…
in Turkish kan, kan bağı…
in Polish krew…
in Spanish sangre…
in Vietnamese máu…
in Portuguese sangue…
in Thai เลือด…
in German das Blut, die Abstammung…
in Catalan sang…
in Japanese 血, 血液…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 血,血液…
in Indonesian darah…
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