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noun     worm pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a creature with a long soft body and no bones or legs
    Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [countable] an insect that looks like a worm
    2. b.


      [plural] small creatures that look like worms and live inside the body of a person or animal and make them ill
  2. 3
    [countable] computing a program that is designed to damage computer systems by making copies of itself and preventing the computer from working correctly
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