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Meaning of “illness” - Learner’s Dictionary

illness

noun     /ˈɪlnəs/
DISEASE [C] B1 a disease of the body or mind: a serious/terminal illness He died at the age of 83 after a long illness.Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)Disease and illness - general words
BEING ILL [U] B2 the state of being ill: Unfortunately I couldn't go because of illness.Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)Disease and illness - general words
Translations of “illness”
in Korean 질병, 아픔…
in Arabic مَرَض…
in Portuguese doença…
in Catalan malaltia…
in Japanese 病気, 病気(の状態)…
in Italian malattia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (身體或精神上的)疾病, 生病…
in Russian болезнь…
in Turkish hastalık, rahatsızlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) (身体或精神上的)疾病, 生病…
in Polish choroba…
(Definition of illness from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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