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heart attacknoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑrt̬ əˌtæk/
a sudden and serious physical change in which the heart does not get enough blood, causing damage to the heart and sometimes death: He’d survived two heart attacks and was very careful about what he ate.
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heart attacknoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɑːt əˌtæk/  us   /ˈhɑːrt əˌtæk/
B1 a serious medical condition in which the heart does not get enough blood, causing great pain and often leading to death: John had a heart attack three years ago.

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Translations of “heart attack”
in Arabic أزمة قَلبِيّة, نوبة قَلبِيّة…
in Korean 심장 마비…
in Portuguese ataque cardíaco…
in Catalan atac de cor…
in Japanese 心臓発作, 心臓まひ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心脏病发作, 心肌梗死…
in Turkish kalp krizi…
in Russian инфаркт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心臟病發作, 心肌梗塞…
in Italian infarto…
in Polish zawał (serca), atak serca…
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