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wound

 us   /wɑʊnd/
  • wound (WIND)

past simple and past participle of wind

woundnoun [C]

 us   /wund/
  • wound noun [C] (INJURY)

a hurt or injury to the body, such as a cut or tear in the skin or flesh: a puncture wound He had a deep wound in his arm and had lost a lot of blood.

woundverb [T]

 us   /wund/
  • wound verb [T] (HURT FEELINGS)

to hurt the feelings of someone; upset: He totally ignored her, and she was deeply wounded.
  • wound verb [T] (INJURE)

to hurt or injure the body, as with a cut or tear in the skin or flesh: Several people were wounded by falling rocks.
(Definition of wound from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"wound" in British English

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woundnoun [C]

uk   /wuːnd/  us   /wuːnd/

woundverb [T usually passive]

uk   /wuːnd/  us   /wuːnd/

woundverb

uk   /waʊnd/  us   /waʊnd/
(Definition of wound from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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