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English definition of “inhale”

inhale

verb [I or T] (BREATHE)    /ɪnˈheɪl/
to breathe air, smoke, or gas into your lungs: She flung open the window and inhaled deeply. She became ill shortly after inhaling the fumes. → Compare exhaleBreathing and stopping breathing inhalation     /ˌɪn.həˈleɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation.Breathing and stopping breathing
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