swollen Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"swollen" in British English

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uk   /ˈswəʊ.lən/  us   /ˈswoʊ-/
past participle of swell verb


uk   /ˈswəʊ.lən/  us   /ˈswoʊ-/
B2 larger than ​usual: a ​bruised, swollen ​face The ​stream is swollen because of the ​heavyrain.
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(Definition of swollen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"swollen" in American English

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 us   /ˈswoʊ·lən/
past participle of swell : a swollen ​lip swollen ​glands
(Definition of swollen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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