bodily Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"bodily" in British English

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uk   /ˈbɒd.ɪ.li/  us   /ˈbɑː.dɪ-/
relating to the ​humanbody: bodily fluids (= ​blood, saliva, etc.) They didn't ​cause him any bodily harm. to ​losecontrol of ​your bodily functions


uk   /ˈbɒd.ɪ.li/  us   /ˈbɑː.dɪ-/
If you ​lift or ​carry someone bodily, you ​lift or ​carry them in ​yourarms: He ​carried her bodily up the ​stairs.
(Definition of bodily from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bodilyadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈbɑd·əl·i/
relating to a person’s ​physicalstructure: They had no ​intention of causing bodily ​harm.
(Definition of bodily from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bodily”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人体的,身体的…
in Turkish bir insanın bedeniyle ilgili, bedensel, fiziksel…
in Russian физический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人體的,身體的…
in Polish cielesny, fizyczny…
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