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"vomit" in British English

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vomitverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈvɒm.ɪt/  us   /ˈvɑː.mɪt/
C2 to ​empty the ​contents of the ​stomach through the ​mouth: He came ​homedrunk and vomited all over the ​kitchenfloor. She was vomiting (up)blood.

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  • The ​vet put something down the dog's ​throat to make it vomit.
  • He's been vomiting all ​night.
  • As ​soon as he ​tried to ​eat, he vomited.
  • She vomited up her ​lunch.
vomit
noun [U] uk   us  
There was a ​pile of vomit on the ​floor.
vomiting
noun [U]
There are a ​range of ​symptoms, ​includingheadache and vomiting.
(Definition of vomit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vomit" in American English

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vomitverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈvɑm·ɪt/
to ​empty the ​contents of the ​stomach through the ​mouth, usually in ​explosivebursts
vomiting
noun [U]  us   /ˈvɑm·ɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
It ​causes a ​range of ​ailments, ​includingheadache and vomiting.

vomitnoun [U]

 us   /ˈvɑm·ət/
food or other ​matter that has come up from the ​stomach through the ​mouth
(Definition of vomit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vomit”
in Korean 토하다…
in Arabic يَتَقَيّأ…
in Malaysian memuntahkan…
in French vomir…
in Russian тошнить, рвать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘔吐…
in Italian vomitare…
in Turkish kusmak, istifra etmek, çıkarmak…
in Polish wymiotować…
in Spanish vomitar…
in Vietnamese nôn, mửa…
in Portuguese vomitar…
in Thai อาเจียน…
in German (sich) erbrechen…
in Catalan vomitar…
in Japanese (食べ物など)を吐く…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呕吐…
in Indonesian muntah…
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