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phobianoun [C]

us   /ˈfoʊ·bi·ə/
an extreme fear of a particular thing or situation, esp. one that does not have a reasonable explanation: a phobia about heights
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phobianoun [C]

uk   /ˈfəʊ.bi.ə/ us   /ˈfoʊ.bi.ə/
an extreme fear or dislike of a particular thing or situation, especially one that cannot be reasonably explained: I've got a phobia about/of worms.
-phobia
suffix uk   us  
Xenophobia means hatred of foreigners.
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Translations of “phobia”
in Korean 공포증, 병적 공포…
in Arabic رُهاب, فوبيا…
in Malaysian fobia…
in French phobie…
in Russian боязнь, фобия…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指道理上無法解釋的)恐懼,懼怕…
in Italian fobia…
in Turkish korku, yılgı, fobi…
in Polish fobia, chorobliwy lęk…
in Spanish fobia…
in Vietnamese sự ám ảnh…
in Portuguese fobia…
in Thai ความกลัว…
in German die Phobie…
in Catalan fòbia…
in Japanese 恐怖症…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指道理上无法解释的)恐惧,惧怕…
in Indonesian takut…
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