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noun [countable] ache pronunciation in British English /eɪk/ 
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pluralaches

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  1. 1
    a pain that is continuous and unpleasant, but usually not very strong
    a dull ache (=slight, but still unpleasant):

    There was a dull ache in his stomach.

    aches and pains (=minor pains that continue over a period of time):

    I'm tired of hearing about all her aches and pains.

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