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"breathless" in British English

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breathlessadjective

uk   us   /ˈbreθ.ləs/
not ​able to ​breatheeasily: I was breathless after ​climbing the ​stairs. That one ​kiss had ​left her breathless withexcitement.
breathlessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of breathless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"breathless" in American English

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breathlessadjective

 us   /ˈbreθ·ləs/
breathing too ​fast, and ​thereforeunable to get enough ​air into ​yourlungs to be ​comfortable: She was breathless with ​excitement.
(Definition of breathless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “breathless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 气喘吁吁的,上气不接下气的…
in Turkish nefessiz…
in Russian запыхавшийся…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣喘吁吁的,上氣不接下氣的…
in Polish bez tchu…
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