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scarnoun [C]

 us   /skɑr/
a mark left on the skin by a cut or burn that has healed: fig. The loss of a parent causes permanent scars for many children.
scar
verb [T]  us   /skɑr/ (-rr-)
She was badly scarred by the fire.
(Definition of scar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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scarnoun [C]

uk   /skɑːr/  us   /skɑːr/

scarverb [T often passive]

uk   /skɑːr/  us   /skɑːr/ (-rr-)
C2 to leave a scar: He was scarred as a result of the fire.figurative His experiences in the army left him scarred for life (= had a serious mental effect on him for the rest of his life).
(Definition of scar from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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