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noun [countable] wound pronunciation in American English /wund/
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  1. 1
    an injury in which your skin or flesh is damaged, usually seriously. When a wound gets better it heals
    He suffered serious wounds to his back and stomach.
    a head/chest/leg wound: There was blood pouring down his face from a head wound.
  2. 2
    emotional damage caused by something bad that happens
    The party had never healed the wounds left by the crisis.


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