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malady

Pronunciation: /ˈmælədi/

Translation of malady in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -dies)

  • [literary/literario] mal (masculine) [literary/literario], enfermedad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Over the years, curcumin has gained much attention in the scientific world for its benefits on maladies including HIV, cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
    • Since fiber also helps prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other maladies, you should be screaming for fiber by now.
    • Why spend a lot of money hunting down the cause of an incurable malady when it isn't going to make any difference in the outcome?

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