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AIDS

noun [U] uk (also Aids)   /eɪdz/ us  
abbreviation for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: a serious disease caused by a virus that destroys the body's natural protection from infection: Don had full-blown AIDS for over a year before he died. people living with AIDS
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Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
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