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Definition of bad breath in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Unpleasant-smelling breath; halitosis.
Example sentences
  • And as if diseased teeth and gums aren't bad enough, the problem more obviously manifests itself as halitosis, bad breath.
  • Some are mild ones like snoring, bad breath, a nasal-sounding voice and a runny nose.
  • Scientists have linked its presence to a higher risk of gum disease, bad breath and stomach cancer.

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