menstruate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"menstruate" in British English

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menstruateverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈmen.stru.eɪt/ formal
When a woman menstruates, ​bloodflows from her uterus for a few ​days every ​month.
(Definition of menstruate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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menstruateverb [I]

 us   /ˈmen·struˌeɪt/
to have a ​flow of ​blood from the ​uterus, usually for three to five ​days every four ​weeks, in women who are not ​pregnant
menstrual
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈmen·strəl, -stru·əl/
a menstrual ​cycle/​period
(Definition of menstruate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “menstruate”
in Spanish menstruar…
in Vietnamese thấy kinh…
in Malaysian haid…
in Thai มีประจำเดือน…
in French avoir ses règles…
in German menstruieren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行经,月经来潮…
in Turkish âdet görmek, aybaşı olmak…
in Russian менструировать…
in Indonesian datang bulan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行經,月經來潮…
in Polish miesiączkować…
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