phlegm Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “phlegm” in the English Dictionary

"phlegm" in British English

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phlegmnoun [U]

uk   us   /flem/

phlegm noun [U] (SUBSTANCE)

a ​thicksubstance in ​yournose and ​throat that is ​produced when you have a ​cold

phlegm noun [U] (CALMNESS)

formal the ​ability to ​staycalm and not get ​emotional or ​excited about things ​even in a ​difficult or ​dangeroussituation
(Definition of phlegm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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phlegmnoun [U]

 us   /flem/
a ​thick, ​liquidsubstanceproduced in the ​throat and ​nose esp. when you have a ​cold
(Definition of phlegm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “phlegm”
in Spanish flema…
in Vietnamese đờm…
in Malaysian kahak…
in Thai เสมหะ…
in French flegme…
in German der Schleim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物质, 痰…
in Turkish balgam…
in Russian мокрота, слизь…
in Indonesian dahak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物質, 痰…
in Polish flegma…
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