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illness

noun uk   us   /ˈɪl.nəs/
B1 [C] a disease of the body or mind: He died at home after a long illness.B2 [U] the state of being ill: She had five days off work due to illness.
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in Korean 질병, 아픔…
in Arabic مَرَض…
in Portuguese doença…
in Catalan malaltia…
in Japanese 病気, 病気(の状態)…
in Italian malattia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (身體或精神上的)疾病, 生病…
in Russian болезнь…
in Turkish hastalık, rahatsızlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) (身体或精神上的)疾病, 生病…
in Polish choroba…
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