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Definition of inhalation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

inhalation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɪnhəˈleɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnhəˈleɪʃn//
 
[uncountable, countable] (rather formal)
 
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an act of taking air, smoke, gas, etc. into your lungs as you breathe Hundreds of children were treated for smoke inhalation. opposite exhalation