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"rash" in British English

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rashnoun

uk   /ræʃ/ us   /ræʃ/
  • rash noun (SKIN CONDITION)

C2 [C or U] a lot of small red spots on the skin: I've got an itchy rash all over my chest. If you stay in the sun too long you'll get (a) heat rash.UK He came out/up in a rash after he fell in a patch of nettles.

rashadjective

uk   /ræʃ/ us   /ræʃ/
rashly
adverb uk   /ˈræʃ.li/ us   /ˈræʃ.li/
They were afraid he might act rashly and hurt somebody.
rashness
noun [U] uk   /ˈræʃ.nəs/ us   /ˈræʃ.nəs/
In a moment of rashness, I agreed to go skydiving for charity.
(Definition of rash from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rash" in American English

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rashadjective

us   /ræʃ/
  • rash adjective (WITHOUT THOUGHT)

without thought for what might happen or result; unwise in your actions: a rash statement It was rash of them to get married so quickly.

rashnoun

us   /ræʃ/
  • rash noun (SKIN CONDITION)

[C] a group of spots or a raised area on the skin resulting from illness or from touching a harmful substance: an itchy rash
  • rash noun (LARGE NUMBER)

[C usually sing] a large number, esp. of something happening in a short period of time: There’s been a rash of robberies in the valley.
(Definition of rash from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rash”
in Korean 뾰루지…
in Arabic طَفَح جِلْدي…
in Malaysian terburu-buru…
in French imprudent…
in Russian сыпь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 皮膚狀況, 皮疹,疹子…
in Italian eruzione cutanea…
in Turkish kızartı, isilik, kurdeşen…
in Polish wysypka…
in Spanish imprudente…
in Vietnamese hấp tấp…
in Portuguese erupção cutânea, brotoeja…
in Thai หุนหันพลันแล่น…
in German unbesonnen…
in Catalan borradura, erupció…
in Japanese 発疹…
in Chinese (Simplified) 皮肤状况, 皮疹,疹子…
in Indonesian kurang pikir…
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