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English definition of “cough”

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 coughColds and fluFevers and infectious diseases
(Definition of cough noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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