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

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paralysisnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /pəˈræl.ə.sɪs/ (plural paralyses )
a ​condition in which you are ​unable to ​move all or ​part of ​yourbody because of ​illness or ​injury: Some ​nervousdisorders can ​produce paralysis. a ​situation in which you are ​unable to take ​action: political paralysis
(Definition of paralysis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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paralysisnoun [U]

 us   /pəˈræl·ə·sɪs/
the ​state of being ​unable to move or ​act: Some ​spinalcordinjuries can ​causepermanent paralysis.
(Definition of paralysis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paralysis”
in Korean 마비…
in Arabic شَلَل…
in Malaysian kelumpuhan…
in French paralysie…
in Russian паралич, бессилие, беспомощность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻痺,癱瘓, 不知所措, (行動)癱瘓,停頓…
in Italian paralisi…
in Turkish felç, inme, hareket edememe…
in Polish paraliż, porażenie…
in Spanish parálisis…
in Vietnamese chứng liệt…
in Portuguese paralisia…
in Thai อัมพาต…
in German die Lähmung…
in Catalan paràlisi…
in Japanese 麻痺状態…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻痹,瘫痪, 不知所措, (行动)瘫痪,停顿…
in Indonesian kelumpuhan…
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