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/ˌpɜː.fərˈeɪ.ʃən/ /ˈpɝː.fəˈreɪ.ʃən/
[C] a hole in something: A tea bag is full of tiny perforations.
[C or U] specialized medical a hole that goes all the way through a membrane or tissue or the act of making a hole like this: One possible complication of colonoscopy is a perforation through the bowel wall that could require surgery.
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