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symptom

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈsɪmp.təm/
B2 any feeling of illness or physical or mental change that is caused by a particular disease: He's complaining of all the usual flu symptoms - a high temperature, headache, and so on. He's been HIV-positive for six years, but just recently he's started to develop the symptoms of AIDS.C2 any single problem that is caused by and shows a more serious and general problem: It's her feeling that the recent outbreaks of violence are a symptom of the dissatisfaction that is currently affecting our society.
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in Arabic عَرَض…
in Korean 증상…
in Malaysian tanda…
in French symptôme…
in Turkish hastalık belirtisi, işaret, semptom…
in Italian sintomo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (疾病的)癥狀, 徵兆,徵候…
in Russian симптом, проявление…
in Polish objaw, symptom, przejaw…
in Vietnamese triệu chứng, dấu hiệu tồn tại của cái gì…
in Spanish síntoma…
in Portuguese sintoma…
in Thai อาการ…
in German das Symptom…
in Catalan símptoma…
in Japanese 症状, 病状…
in Indonesian gejala…
in Chinese (Simplified) (疾病的)症状, 征兆,征候…
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