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inhaleverb

uk   /ɪnˈheɪl/ us   /ɪnˈheɪl/
  • inhale verb (BREATHE)

[I or T] to breathe air, smoke, or gas into your lungs: She flung open the window and inhaled deeply. She became ill shortly after inhaling the fumes.
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inhalation
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.həˈleɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌɪn.həˈleɪ.ʃən/
Two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation.
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inhaleverb [I/T]

us   /ɪnˈheɪl/
to breathe in something: [I/T] She inhaled (the fresh air) deeply.
inhalation
noun [U] us   /ˌɪn·həˈleɪ·ʃən/
Two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation.
(Definition of inhale from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inhale”
in Korean 흡입하다…
in Arabic يَستَنشِق…
in Malaysian menyedut…
in French respirer…
in Russian вдыхать, заглатывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 呼吸, 吸氣, 吸入…
in Italian inspirare, aspirare, inalare…
in Turkish nefes almak, içine çekmek, solumak…
in Polish wdychać, pochłaniać…
in Spanish inhalar, aspirar…
in Vietnamese hít vào…
in Portuguese inalar…
in Thai หายใจเข้า…
in German einatmen…
in Catalan inhalar…
in Japanese 吸い込む…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呼吸, 吸气, 吸入…
in Indonesian menghirup…
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