Definition of “acne” - English Dictionary

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“acne” in British English

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acnenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈæk.ni/ us /ˈæk.ni/

a skin disease common in young people, in which small, red spots appear on the face and neck:

Acne is the curse of adolescence.

(Definition of “acne” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“acne” in American English

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acnenoun [ U ]

us /ˈæk·ni/

a disease of the skin in which small red spots appear, usually on the face and neck, esp. in young people

(Definition of “acne” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)