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English definition of “HIV”

HIV

noun [U] /ˈeɪtʃˌɑɪˈvi/
abbreviation for human immunodeficiency virus (= the virus that causes AIDS) HIV-positive Someone who is HIV-positive is infected with HIV but might not have AIDS, or might not develop it for a long time.
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