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noun [countable] scar pronunciation in British English /skɑː(r)/
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  1. 1
    a permanent mark on your skin where you have been injured
    He has a scar under his left eye.
    1. a.
      a mark on something where it has been damaged
      The bombing left scars on buildings throughout the village.
  2. 2
    a permanent effect on someones mind, caused by an unpleasant experience that they have had
    She bore the scars of an unhappy childhood.


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