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constipatedadjective

 us   /ˈkɑn·stəˌpeɪ·t̬ɪd/
unable to excrete the contents of the bowels often enough or in large enough amounts
constipation
noun [U]  us   /ˌkɑn·stəˈpeɪ·ʃən/
A diet that is high in fiber may relieve constipation.
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constipatedadjective

uk   /ˈkɒn.stɪ.peɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˈkɑːn.stə.peɪ.t̬ɪd/
(Definition of constipated from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “constipated”
in Korean 변비의…
in Arabic عِنده إمساك…
in Malaysian sembelit…
in French constipé…
in Russian страдающий запором…
in Chinese (Traditional) 便秘的…
in Italian stitico…
in Turkish kabız(olmuş)…
in Polish cierpiący na zatwardzenie…
in Spanish estreñido…
in Vietnamese táo bón…
in Portuguese com prisão de ventre…
in Thai ท้องผูก…
in German verstopft…
in Catalan restret…
in Japanese 便秘の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 便秘的…
in Indonesian sembelit…
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