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English definition of “fever”

fever

noun  /ˈfi·vər/ us  

fever noun (BODY TEMPERATURE)

[C/U] a condition in which the body’s temperature is higher than usual, esp. as a sign of illness: [C] The child has a rash and a high fever.

fever noun (EXCITEMENT)

[U] a state of great excitement or enthusiasm: Texas was in the grip of football fever.
(Definition of fever from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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