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English definition of “third-degree burn”

third-degree burn

noun [C] uk   /ˌθɜːdˌdɪ.ɡriːˈbɜːn/ us    /ˌθɝːdˌdɪ.ɡriːˈbɜːrn/
a very serious burn in which the flesh is destroyed
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