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disease

noun [C, U]
 
 
/dɪˈziːz/
B1 an illness caused by an infection or by a failure of health and not by an accident: heart disease an infectious disease Disease and illness - general words
diseased adjective affected by a disease: a diseased lungGeneral bodily disorders
Translations of “disease”
in Korean 질병…
in Arabic مَرَض, عِلّة…
in French maladie…
in Turkish hastalık, rahatsızlık…
in Italian malattia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 病,疾病, 病症, 惡疾…
in Russian болезнь, заболевание…
in Polish choroba…
in Spanish enfermedad, mal…
in Portuguese doença…
in German die Krankheit…
in Catalan malaltia…
in Japanese 病気…
in Chinese (Simplified) 病,疾病, 病症, 恶疾…
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