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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
convulsion /kən'vʌlʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự biến động, sự chấn động, sự rối loạn, sự rung chuyển
      • convulsion of nature: sự biến động của thiên nhiên
      • political convulsions: những biến động chính trị, những cuộc chính biến
    • (số nhiều) cơn cười thắt ruột
      • everybody was in convulsions: mọi người cười thắt ruột
    • (số nhiều) (y học) chứng co giật
Concise Dictionary
+a sudden uncontrollable attack
+violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles
+a violent disturbance
+a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [usually pl.]
1 a sudden shaking movement of the body that cannot be controlled: The child went into convulsions.
2 a sudden important change that happens to a country or an organization: political convulsions threatening the stability of new democracies
Collocation Dictionary


violent | slight | sudden


go into, have, suffer
The patient lost consciousness and went into convulsions.
| cause


shake sb
A sudden convulsion shook him, and he fell to the ground.

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