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blood

noun [U] uk   /blʌd/ us  

blood noun [U] (LIQUID)

A2 the red liquid that is sent around the body by the heart, and carries oxygen and important substances to organs and tissue, and removes waste products: He lost a lot of blood in the accident.The circulatory system and blood give/donate blood to allow a trained person to take some blood from your body so that it can be stored and is ready to be given to people who have lost a lot of blood in an accident or operationThe circulatory system and blood

blood noun [U] (FAMILY)

C2 family relationship by birth rather than marriage: They are related by blood. She has Russian blood (= one or more of her relatives was Russian).Family relations in general

blood

verb [T] uk   /blʌd/ us  
to give someone their first experience of something: They decided to blood him in the international team at the age of only 18.Teaching in general
(Definition of blood from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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