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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Greek
Origin: akne, from akme; ACME

acne

noun
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
ac‧ne [uncountable]
MI a medical problem which causes a lot of red spots on your face and neck and mainly affects young people

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