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obeseadjective

uk   /əʊˈbiːs/  us   /oʊ-/
C1 extremelyfat in a way that is ​dangerous for ​health: She was not just ​overweight; she was clinically obese.
(Definition of obese from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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obeseadjective

 us   /oʊˈbis/
extremelyfat
obesity
noun [U]  us   /oʊˈbi·sɪ·t̬i/
Obesity and ​lack of ​exercise are ​bad for the ​heart.
(Definition of obese from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “obese”
in Korean 비만의…
in Arabic بَدين…
in Malaysian gemuk gedempol…
in French obèse…
in Russian тучный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肥胖的, 臃腫的…
in Italian obeso…
in Turkish çok şişman, obez…
in Polish otyły…
in Spanish obeso…
in Vietnamese béo phì…
in Portuguese obeso…
in Thai อ้วนเกินไป…
in German fettleibig…
in Catalan obès…
in Japanese 肥満の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肥胖的, 臃肿的…
in Indonesian sangat gemuk…
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