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Definition of ill noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ill

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    NAmE//ɪl//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually plural] (formal) a problem or harmful thing; an illness social/economic ills the ills of the modern world
  2. 2[uncountable] (literary) harm; bad luck I may not like him, but I wish him no ill.
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