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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY


poisoning

noun
     
poi‧son‧ing [uncountable and countable]
1MI illness caused by swallowing, touching, or breathing in a poisonous substance
alcohol/lead/radiation etc poisoning (=caused by a particular substance)
a case of alcohol poisoning
2 the act of giving poison to someone:
An autopsy revealed no evidence of poisoning.
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