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"cramp" in British English

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crampnoun

uk   us   /kræmp/
[C or U] a ​suddenpainfultightening in a ​muscle, often after a lot of ​exercise, that ​limitsmovement: Several ​runnersneededtreatment for cramp (US cramps) and ​exhaustion. I've got cramp in my ​foot. stomach crampscramps [plural] pains in the ​lowerstomachcaused by a woman's period

crampverb [T]

uk   us   /kræmp/
(Definition of cramp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crampnoun [C]

 us   /kræmp/
a ​sudden, ​painfultightening of a ​muscle: stomach cramps a ​foot cramp
(Definition of cramp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cramp”
in Korean 경련…
in Arabic تَشنّج…
in Malaysian kejang otot…
in French crampe…
in Russian спазм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 痙攣,抽筋(常出現在大量運動後)…
in Italian crampo…
in Turkish kramp…
in Polish skurcz…
in Spanish calambre, rampa…
in Vietnamese chuột rút…
in Portuguese cãibra…
in Thai ตะคริว…
in German der Krampf…
in Catalan rampa…
in Japanese こむらがえり, けいれん…
in Chinese (Simplified) 痉挛,抽筋(常出现在大量运动后)…
in Indonesian kejang…
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