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palpitations

noun [plural] uk   /ˌpæl.pɪˈteɪ.ʃənz/  us   /-pə-/
a condition in which your heart beats too quickly or not regularly: He ended up in hospital with heart palpitations.have palpitations humorous to be very shocked: My mother will have palpitations when she sees my new boyfriend.
Translations of “palpitations”
in Chinese (Traditional) (心臟的)悸動…
in Chinese (Simplified) (心脏的)悸动…
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