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pneumonia

noun [U] uk   /njuːˈməʊ.ni.ə/  us   /nuːˈmoʊ.njə/
a serious illness in which one or both lungs become red and swollen and filled with liquid: People who are bedridden can easily get pneumonia.catch/get pneumonia informal to make yourself ill by getting too cold: She'll catch pneumonia going out without a coat in this weather!
Translations of “pneumonia”
in Arabic التِهاب رِئوي…
in Korean 폐렴…
in Malaysian pneumonia…
in French pneumonie…
in Turkish zatürre, akciğer iltihabı…
in Italian polmonite…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肺炎…
in Russian пневмония, воспаление легких…
in Polish zapalenie płuc…
in Vietnamese viêm phổi…
in Spanish pulmonía, neumonía…
in Portuguese pneumonia…
in Thai โรคปอดบวม…
in German die Lungenentzündung…
in Catalan pneumònia, pulmonia…
in Japanese 肺炎…
in Indonesian pneumonia, radang paru-paru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肺炎…
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