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"migraine" in British English

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migrainenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmiː.ɡreɪn/ /ˈmaɪ.ɡreɪn/  us   /ˈmaɪ.ɡreɪn/
severecontinuouspain in the ​head, often with ​vomiting and ​difficulty in ​seeing: Do you ​suffer from migraines? Considering the ​amount of ​stress she's under, it's not ​surprising she ​keeps getting migraines. a migraine ​headache
(Definition of migraine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"migraine" in American English

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migrainenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɑɪ·ɡreɪn/
a ​severecontinuouspain in the ​head, often with ​vomiting and ​difficulty in ​seeing
(Definition of migraine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “migraine”
in Korean 편두통…
in Arabic صُداع نِصفي…
in Malaysian migrain…
in French migraine…
in Russian мигрень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偏頭痛…
in Italian emicrania…
in Turkish migren…
in Polish migrena…
in Spanish migraña…
in Vietnamese chứng đau nửa đầu…
in Portuguese enxaqueca…
in Thai อาการปวดศรีษะเพียงข้างเดียว…
in German die Migräne…
in Catalan migranya…
in Japanese 偏頭痛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偏头痛…
in Indonesian sakit kepala migren…
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