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Definición de “wound” en inglés

wound

noun [C] uk   /wuːnd/ us  

wound noun [C] (INJURY)

B2 a damaged area of the body, such as a cut or hole in the skin or flesh made by a weapon: a gunshot wound a chest/leg wound a flesh (= not deep) wound He died from multiple stab wounds to the neck and upper body.

wound noun [C] (UPSET)

a problem or great unhappiness: She refuses to talk about the incident, saying it would only reopen old wounds (= make her remember unhappy past experiences).

wound

verb [T usually passive] uk   /wuːnd/ us  

wound verb [T usually passive] (HURT)

B2 to damage an area of the body, especially by making a cut or hole in the skin: Flying glass wounded her in the face and neck. The police chief was badly wounded in the explosion.

wound verb [T usually passive] (UPSET)

to make someone feel upset: He was deeply wounded by her fierce criticism.
(Definition of wound noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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