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"vertigo" in British English

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vertigonoun [U]

uk   /ˈvɜː.tɪ.ɡəʊ/  us   /ˈvɝː.t̬ə.ɡoʊ/
a ​feeling of ​spinning around and being ​unable to ​balance, often ​caused by ​looking down from a ​height: She can't ​standheights and has always suffered from vertigo.
(Definition of vertigo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vertigonoun [U]

 us   /ˈvɜr·t̬ɪˌɡoʊ/ medical
a ​feeling that everything is ​spinning around, causing you to be ​unable to ​balance and ​therefore to ​fall
(Definition of vertigo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vertigo”
in Spanish vértigo…
in Vietnamese sự chóng mặt…
in Malaysian gayat…
in Thai อาการเวียนศีรษะ…
in French vertige…
in German der Schwindel…
in Chinese (Simplified) (从高处俯视感到的)眩晕…
in Turkish baş dönmesi…
in Russian страх высоты…
in Indonesian pusing, vertigo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (從高處俯視感到的)暈眩…
in Polish zawroty głowy…
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