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verb [transitive] [usually in negatives]     stomach pronunciation in British English
/ˈstʌmək/
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present tense
I/you/we/theystomach
he/she/itstomachs
present participlestomaching
past tensestomached
past participlestomached
  1. 1
    if you cannot stomach something, you cannot bear to do it or deal with it

    She couldn’t stomach the sight of him.

    Losing to their rivals was difficult to stomach.

  2. 2
    if you cannot stomach food, you cannot eat it because it makes you feel ill
 
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