the common cold Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the common coldnoun [S]

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a ​slightillness that a lot of ​peoplecatch, ​causing a ​cough, ​sorethroat, and ​blockednose
(Definition of the common cold from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the common cold”
in Chinese (Simplified) 感冒,伤风…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感冒,傷風…
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