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"inhale" in British English

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inhaleverb

uk   us   /ɪnˈheɪl/
  • inhale verb (BREATHE)

[I or T] to ​breatheair, ​smoke, or ​gas into ​yourlungs: She ​flungopen the ​window and inhaled ​deeply. She ​becameillshortly after inhaling the ​fumes.
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inhalation
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌɪn.həˈleɪ.ʃən/
Two ​firefighters were ​treated for smoke inhalation.
(Definition of inhale from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inhaleverb [I/T]

 us   /ɪnˈheɪl/
to ​breathe in something: [I/T] She inhaled (the ​freshair) ​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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