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cancer

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈkænsər/
B1 a serious disease that is caused when cells in the body grow in a way that is uncontrolled and not normal: breast/lung cancer His wife died of cancer.Cancer
cancerous adjective a cancerous growth
Translations of “cancer”
in Korean 암…
in Arabic سَرطان…
in French cancer…
in Turkish kanser…
in Italian cancro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 癌,癌症, (迅速蔓延的)弊病,惡習…
in Russian рак (болезнь)…
in Polish rak…
in Spanish Càncer…
in Portuguese câncer…
in German der Krebs…
in Catalan càncer…
in Japanese 癌(がん)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 癌,癌症, (迅速蔓延的)弊病,恶习…
(Definition of cancer noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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