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Meaning of “third-degree burn” in the English Dictionary

"third-degree burn" in British English

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third-degree burnnoun [C]

uk   /ˌθɜːdˌdɪ.ɡriːˈbɜːn/  us   /ˌθɝːdˌdɪ.ɡriːˈbɜːrn/
a very ​seriousburn in which the ​flesh is ​destroyed
(Definition of third-degree burn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"third-degree burn" in American English

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third-degree burnnoun [C]

 us   /ˈθɜrd dɪˌɡri ˈbɜrn/
the most ​serioustype of burn on the ​skin
(Definition of third-degree burn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “third-degree burn”
in Chinese (Simplified) 三度烧伤…
in Chinese (Traditional) 三度燒傷…
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