illness

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɪlnɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɪlnɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ilnis)


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illness

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. has [an untreatable, a terminal] illness
  2. suffering from [an untreatable] illness
  3. was unable to [diagnose, treat] the illness
  4. the illness can't be [treated]
  5. the illness is caused by
  6. an illness brought on by [stress, poor diet, lack of exercise]
  7. the illness affects mainly [babies, children, the elderly]
  8. the illness affects one in [10 million] people
  9. the illness causes
  10. [may, could] cause (serious) illness
  11. as a result of his illness
  12. [physical, mental, foodborne] illnesses
  13. has a chronic illness
  14. an occupational illness
  15. to prevent illness
  16. contracted a sudden illness
  17. forced to [retire, withdraw] because of illness
  18. taking time off from [work, school, college] due to an illness
  19. has always been [dogged, hampered, impeded] by illnesses
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