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heart attack

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