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breathingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbri·ðɪŋ/
the ​act or ​process of taking ​air into ​yourlungs and ​releasing it: Dora was ​asleep, and I ​listened to the ​sound of her ​deep breathing.
(Definition of breathing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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breathingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbriː.ðɪŋ/
the ​act or ​process of taking ​air into ​yourlungs and ​releasing it: She ​layawakelistening to her sister's ​steady breathing. I could ​hear the ​sound of heavy breathing as he ​slowlyclimbed the ​stairs.
(Definition of breathing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “breathing”
in Arabic تَنَفُّس…
in Korean 호흡…
in Portuguese respiração…
in Catalan respiració…
in Japanese 呼吸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呼吸…
in Turkish nefeslenme, nefes alıp verme…
in Russian дыхание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 呼吸…
in Italian respiro, respirazione…
in Polish oddech…
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