Meaning of “sprain” in the English Dictionary

"sprain" in British English

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

"sprain" in American English

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sprainverb [ T ]

us /spreɪn/

to stretch or tear the tissue that limits the movement of a joint in the body:

My dad fell and sprained his knee.
sprain
noun [ C ] us /spreɪn/

He twisted his ankle and suffered a bad sprain.

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