noun(the common cold)
Another term for cold (sense 2 of the noun).
- Many believed it was for research into the common cold.
- Now if only he could find a cure for the common cold.
- There are more than 200 known viruses which can cause the common cold, so it is little wonder each adult averages two to five colds per year!
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Syllabification: com·mon cold
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