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"sufferer" in British English

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sufferernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌf.ər.ər/  us   /-ɚ.ɚ/
C2 a ​person who has or often gets a ​particularillness: Almost 50 ​percent of ​cancer sufferers are ​treatedsuccessfully. A new ​drug may give new ​hope to thousands of hay-fever sufferers.

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

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sufferernoun [C]

 us   /ˈsʌf·ər·ər/
  • sufferer noun [C] (FEEL PAIN)

someone who ​experiencesphysical or ​mentalpain of a ​type that is ​mentioned: High ​pollencounts are ​badnews for ​allergy sufferers.
(Definition of sufferer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sufferer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 患病者…
in Turkish hasta, acı çeken, mustarip…
in Russian больной…
in Chinese (Traditional) 病患…
in Polish cierpiąc-y/a (na), chor-y/a (na)…
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