comatose Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"comatose" in British English

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comatoseadjective

uk   /ˈkəʊ.mə.təʊs/  us   /ˈkoʊ.mə.toʊs/
specialized medical in a ​coma informal very ​tired or in a ​deepsleep because of ​extremetiredness, hard ​work, or too much ​alcohol: By ​midnight I was ​virtually comatose.
(Definition of comatose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"comatose" in American English

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comatoseadjective

 us   /ˈkoʊ·məˌtoʊs, ˈkɑm·ə-/ medical
(of a ​person) ​unconscious and not ​able to ​wake up, usually because of ​illness or ​injury: The ​trafficaccidentleft him comatose with ​massivebraindamage.
(Definition of comatose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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