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stomachnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstʌm.ək/ us   /ˈstʌm.ək/ plural stomachs
A2 an organ in the body where food is digested, or the soft front part of your body just below the chest: He was punched in the stomach. The doctor asked him to lie down on his stomach. The sight of blood always churns/turns my stomach (= makes me feel as if I am going to vomit). She has a very delicate stomach and doesn't eat spicy food. I was hungry and my stomach had started growling/rumbling (= making noises). He felt a knot of nervousness in the pit (= bottom) of his stomach. I suggested that some weak tea might settle (= calm) her stomach.

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stomachverb [T usually in negatives]

uk   /ˈstʌm.ək/ us   /ˈstʌm.ək/
(Definition of stomach from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stomachnoun [C]

us   /ˈstʌm·ək/ plural stomachs
biology an organ in the body where food is digested
Your stomach is also the front part of your body near the waist.
Stomach can also mean desire or an interest in doing something: I used to watch the TV news all the time, but I no longer have the stomach for it.

stomachverb [T]

us   /ˈstʌm·ək/
to accept or be able to deal with something that causes you difficulty: Vernon was simply too unreliable, and after awhile we couldn’t stomach his behavior.
(Definition of stomach from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stomach”
in Korean 위, 복부, 배…
in Arabic مَعِدة, بَطْن…
in Malaysian perut…
in French estomac, ventre…
in Russian желудок, живот…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胃, 肚子,腹部…
in Italian stomaco…
in Turkish mide, karın, karın boşluğu…
in Polish żołądek, brzuch…
in Spanish estómago, barriga…
in Vietnamese dạ dày, bụng…
in Portuguese estômago, ventre…
in Thai กระเพาะ, ท้อง…
in German der Magen, der Bauch…
in Catalan estómac, panxa…
in Japanese 胃, 腹, おなか…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胃, 肚子,腹部…
in Indonesian lambung, perut…
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