lead poisoning Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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lead poisoningnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈled.pɔɪ.zən.ɪŋ/
an ​illness that ​happens when ​lead is ​absorbed by the ​body: Some ​types of ​paint on ​toys can ​causeleadpoisoning in ​children.
(Definition of lead poisoning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lead poisoningnoun [U]

 /ˈled ˈpɔɪ·zə·nɪŋ/
illness caused by ​eating or ​drinking something that that ​contains the ​metal lead
(Definition of lead poisoning from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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