faint verb Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
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faint

verb [I]
 
 
/feɪnt/
B2 to suddenly become unconscious for a short time, usually falling down onto the floor: She fainted with exhaustion.Losing consciousness
Translations of “faint”
in Korean 기절하다…
in Arabic يَفْقِد الوَعي…
in Portuguese desmaiar…
in Catalan desmaiar-se…
in Japanese (人)が気絶する…
in Italian svenire, venir meno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 昏厥, 暈倒…
in Russian падать в обморок…
in Turkish bayılmak, kendinden geçmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 昏厥, 晕倒…
in Polish zemdleć…
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