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cramp

noun uk   us   /kræmp/
[C or U] a sudden painful tightening in a muscle, often after a lot of exercise, that limits movement: Several runners needed treatment for cramp (US cramps) and exhaustion. I've got cramp (US a cramp) in my foot. stomach crampscramps [plural] pains in the lower stomach caused by a woman's period

cramp

verb [T] uk   us   /kræmp/
to limit someone, especially to prevent them from enjoying a full life: Worry and lack of money cramp the lives of the unemployed.
Translations of “cramp”
in Arabic تَشنّج…
in Korean 경련…
in Malaysian kejang otot…
in French crampe…
in Turkish kramp…
in Italian crampo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 痙攣,抽筋(常出現在大量運動後)…
in Russian спазм…
in Polish skurcz…
in Vietnamese chuột rút…
in Spanish calambre, rampa…
in Portuguese cãibra…
in Thai ตะคริว…
in German der Krampf…
in Catalan rampa…
in Japanese こむらがえり, けいれん…
in Indonesian kejang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 痉挛,抽筋(常出现在大量运动后)…
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