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English definition of “head cold”

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head cold

noun [C] uk   us  
a cold when your nose feels very blocked
Translations of “head cold”
in Chinese (Traditional) 頭傷風,鼻傷風 (鼻塞很嚴重的)傷風,感冒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 头伤风,鼻伤风…
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