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bilenoun [U]

 us   /bɑɪl/
biology a bitter, yellow liquid produced by the liver (= organ in the body) that helps to break down fats so that you can digest them Bile is also a strong feeling of anger.
Translations of “bile”
in Vietnamese mật, tính cáu gắt…
in Spanish bilis, hiel, mal genio…
in Thai น้ำดี, ความโกรธ…
in Malaysian hempedu, kemarahan…
in French bile, mauvaise humeur…
in German die Galle, die Reizbarkeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膽汁, 憤怒,怒氣…
in Indonesian air empedu, marah…
in Russian желчь…
in Turkish safra, öd…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胆汁, 愤怒,怒气…
in Polish żółć…
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