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Two in three adults are now overweight or obese. The Sun (2016)This could have important implications for obese people. The Sun (2016)Some obese people are at lower risk because their fat stem cells store it more efficiently. The Sun (2016)MILLIONS of obese and overweight Britons may soon be given a graphic insight into exactly how fat is invading their bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In the UK, about one in five women are obese when they become pregnant. The Sun (2016)ALL fat and obese patients should be offered free slimming courses by their GPs, experts say. The Sun (2016)Your dog is also likely to become obese and unhealthy. Standen, Chris Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)The survey also found that the number of fat cats and obese rabbits is on the rise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This means obese people might be able to alter their eating habits. The Sun (2010)The tendency to become obese is at least in part hereditary. Steinberg, Laurence & Levine, Ann You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)More than half of the adult population is now overweight or obese. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is often taken to mean that obese people bear little responsibility for their shape. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are known to make people obese. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The number of obese people coming in through the doors is rising. The Sun (2011)The first thing it does is decide whether you are ideal, overweight or obese. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If anything, the metabolism of the obese becomes more sluggish when exposed to cold. Stewart, Dr Alan & Stewart, Maryon The Vitality Diet (1990)One in three 11-year-olds is currently overweight or obese. The Sun (2015)Not overweight, not obese, just fat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'obese'

British English: obese /əʊˈbiːs/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is obese is extremely fat.
By the age of four, eight per cent of children are obese.
  • American English: obese
  • Arabic: بَدِينٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: obeso
  • Chinese: 肥胖的
  • Croatian: pretio
  • Czech: obézní
  • Danish: smækfed
  • Dutch: zwaarlijvig
  • European Spanish: obeso
  • Finnish: liikalihava
  • French: obèse
  • German: fettleibig
  • Greek: παχύσαρκος
  • Italian: obeso
  • Japanese: 肥満した
  • Korean: 뚱뚱한
  • Norwegian: fet
  • Polish: otyły
  • European Portuguese: obeso
  • Romanian: obez
  • Russian: страдающий ожирением
  • Spanish: obeso
  • Swedish: mycket överviktig
  • Thai: อ้วนเกินไป
  • Turkish: obez
  • Ukrainian: гладкий
  • Vietnamese: béo phì

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