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fatiguenoun [U]

us   /fəˈtiɡ/
the condition of being extremely tired: The doctor said he was suffering from fatigue and work-related stress.
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fatiguenoun

uk   /fəˈtiːɡ/ us   /fəˈtiːɡ/
  • fatigue noun (TIREDNESS/WEAKNESS)

[U] formal extreme tiredness: She was suffering from fatigue.
[U] specialized engineering weakness in something, such as a metal part or structure, often caused by repeated bending: The crash was caused by metal fatigue in one of the propeller blades.
  • fatigue noun (ARMY)

fatigues [plural] specialized
a loose, brownish-green uniform worn by soldiers: army fatigues
UK work such as cleaning or cooking, done by soldiers, often as punishment: Get dressed right now or you'll find yourself on fatigues.

fatigueverb [T]

uk   /fəˈtiːɡ/ us   /fəˈtiːɡ/ formal
to make someone extremely tired: The journey had fatigued him.
(Definition of fatigue from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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