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ulcerate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ulcerateul‧cer‧ate /ˈʌlsəreɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 MIto form an ulcer, or become covered with ulcersulcerated adjectiveulceration /ˌʌlsəˈreɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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ulcerateThere is a tendency for mucous membranes to ulcerate and the ulcers to spread.
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Verb table
ulcerate
Simple Form
Present
theyulcerate
itulcerates
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Past
it, theyulcerated
Present perfect
theyhave ulcerated
ithas ulcerated
Past perfect
it, theyhad ulcerated
Future
it, theywill ulcerate
Future perfect
it, theywill have ulcerated
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Continuous Form
Present
theyare ulcerating
itis ulcerating
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Past
theywere ulcerating
itwas ulcerating
Present perfect
theyhave been ulcerating
ithas been ulcerating
Past perfect
it, theyhad been ulcerating
Future
it, theywill be ulcerating
Future perfect
it, theywill have been ulcerating
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