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Definition of give blood in English:

Allow blood to be removed medically from one’s body in order to be stored for use in transfusions: the willingness of thousands of donors to give blood
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  • Last night the Department of Health said it was considering barring people who had previously received blood transfusions from giving blood - something which could affect one in 10 donors.
  • Local blood donors gave blood between 4.30 and 9 pm on both dates.
  • But why do so many of us, who do meet the requirements of the Blood Transfusion Service, not give blood?
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