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Meaning of “cough” - Learner’s Dictionary

cough

noun [C]     /kɒf/
SOUND/ACTION
B1 the act of coughing, or the sound this makesNoises made by the bodyColds and fluFevers and infectious diseases
ILLNESS
B1 an illness that makes you cough a lot: Uwe has a nasty cough. →  See also whooping cough Colds and fluFevers and infectious diseases
Translations of “cough”
in Arabic سُعال…
in Korean 기침…
in Malaysian batuk kering…
in French toux…
in Turkish öksürük, öksürüğe tutulma, öksürük hastalığı…
in Italian tosse…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咳嗽, 咳嗽聲, 咳嗽病…
in Russian кашель…
in Polish kaszel…
in Vietnamese tiếng ho…
in Spanish tos…
in Portuguese tosse…
in Thai ความเจ็บป่วยที่เป็นสาเหตุของการไอ…
in German der Husten…
in Catalan tos…
in Japanese せき…
in Indonesian batuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咳嗽, 咳嗽声, 咳嗽病…
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