Meaning of “impacted” in the English Dictionary

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"impacted" in British English

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impactedadjective

uk /ɪmˈpæk.tɪd/ us /ɪmˈpæk.tɪd/

An impacted tooth cannot grow in the right way, usually because it is growing against another tooth below the gum.

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

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