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maladynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmæl.ə.di/ formal

malady noun [C] (DISEASE)

a disease: All the rose bushes seem to be suffering from the same mysterious malady.

malady noun [C] (PROBLEM)

a problem within a system or organization: Apathy is one of the maladies of modern society.
Translations of “malady”
in Vietnamese chứng bệnh…
in Spanish enfermedad…
in Thai โรค…
in Malaysian penyakit…
in French maladie…
in German die Krankheit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, 病,疾病…
in Indonesian penyakit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, 病,疾病…
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