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English definition of “cataract”

cataract

noun [C] uk   /ˈkæt.ə.rækt/ us    /ˈkæt̬-/

cataract noun [C] (DISEASE)

a disease in which an area of someone's eye becomes less clear so that they cannot see clearly, or the area affected in this way

cataract noun [C] (WATER FEATURE)

literary a large waterfall
(Definition of cataract from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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