Meaning of “sneeze” in the English Dictionary

"sneeze" in British English

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sneezeverb [ I ]

uk /sniːz/ us /sniːz/

B2 When you sneeze, air and often small drops of liquid suddenly come out of your nose and mouth in a way you cannot control:

Cats make him sneeze - I think he's allergic to them.

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sneezenoun [ C ]

uk /sniːz/ us /sniːz/

an act or sound of sneezing:

He has all the classic symptoms of a cold - the coughs and sneezes and the sore throat.

(Definition of “sneeze” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sneeze" in American English

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sneezeverb [ I ]

us /sniz/

to send air out from the nose and mouth in an explosive way that you cannot control:

I don’t know why, but I couldn’t stop sneezing.
noun [ C ] us /sniz/

(Definition of “sneeze” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)