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noun sickness pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪknəs/ 
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a condition in which you have an illness

    The team lost because of a combination of injuries and sickness.

    Time off work because of sickness is paid at the full rate.

    1. a.
      [countable] a particular illness

      climbers who suffer badly from altitude sickness

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a feeling that you are going to bring up food from your stomach

    The virus causes stomach pains, sickness, and diarrhoea.

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