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"breathe" in British English

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breatheverb

uk   /briːð/ us   /briːð/
  • breathe verb (AIR)

B1 [I or T] to move air into and out of the lungs: It's so airless in here - I can hardly breathe. The instructor told us to breathe in deeply and then breathe out slowly. I'm sorry if I'm breathing (= blowing out air containing) garlic fumes all over you!

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  • breathe verb (WINE)

[I] specialized food & drink If you allow wine to breathe, you open the bottle for a short time before you drink from it, in order to improve the wine's flavour.
(Definition of breathe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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breatheverb [I/T]

us   /brið/
to take air into the lungs and let it out again: [I] He was so choked up with emotion that it was hard to breathe. [T] It was great to be outside again and breathe the fresh air.
(Definition of breathe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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