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fever

noun  us   /ˈfi·vər/

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.
Translations of “fever”
in Arabic حُمَّى…
in Korean 고열…
in Malaysian demam…
in French fièvre…
in Turkish ateş, heyecanlı durum, telaş…
in Italian febbre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, 發燒,發熱…
in Russian жар, лихорадочное состояние, возбуждение…
in Polish gorączka…
in Vietnamese cơn sốt…
in Spanish fiebre…
in Portuguese febre…
in Thai การเป็นไข้…
in German das Fieber…
in Catalan febre…
in Japanese 熱…
in Indonesian demam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, 发烧,发热…
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