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Meaning of "heart attack" in Essential American English Dictionary

heart attack

noun   /ˈhɑrt əˌtæk/
B1 a serious medical condition in which the heart stops working correctly: John had a heart attack three years ago.
Translations of “heart attack”
in Korean 심장 마비…
in Arabic أزمة قَلبِيّة, نوبة قَلبِيّة…
in Portuguese ataque cardíaco…
in Catalan atac de cor…
in Japanese 心臓発作, 心臓まひ…
in Italian infarto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心臟病發作, 心肌梗塞…
in Russian инфаркт…
in Turkish kalp krizi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心脏病发作, 心肌梗死…
in Polish zawał (serca), atak serca…
(Definition of heart attack from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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