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coma

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkəʊmə/
the state of being unconscious for a long time: [usually singular] She has been in a coma for over a week.Losing consciousness
Translations of “coma”
in Korean 혼수 상태…
in Arabic غَيبوبة…
in French coma…
in Turkish koma halinde olan, baygın, koma…
in Italian coma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 昏迷(狀態)…
in Russian кома…
in Polish śpiączka…
in Spanish coma…
in Portuguese coma…
in German das Koma…
in Catalan coma…
in Japanese こん睡状態…
in Chinese (Simplified) 昏迷(状态)…
(Definition of coma from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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