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"stuffed up" in British English

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stuffed upadjective

uk   /ˌstʌft ˈʌp/ us   /ˌstʌft ˈʌp/
If you are stuffed up, your nose is blocked with mucus, usually because you have a cold: He sounds all stuffed up - is he all right? [before noun] a stuffed-up nose
(Definition of stuffed up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stuffed-up" in American English

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stuffed-upadjective

us   /ˈstʌftˈʌp/
having difficulty breathing through your nose because of an illness or allergy
(Definition of stuffed-up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (通常因感冒)鼻塞的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常因感冒)鼻塞的…
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