Meaning of “catarrh” in the English Dictionary

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"catarrh" in British English

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catarrhnoun [ U ]

uk /kəˈtɑːr/ us /kəˈtɑːr/

Examples from literature

  • I believe that no one need suffer long with chronic catarrh who is within reach of this remedy. 
  • I can say honestly and candidly that it is the grandest medicine ever compounded for catarrh. 
  • I have had no return of catarrh and enjoy good health. 
  • Thus any excessive secretion, as of bronchitis or catarrh, is carried upwards, and finally expelled by coughing. 
  • To-day my health is good and I have no catarrh. 

(Definition of “catarrh” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)