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AIDS

noun [U] (also Aids) uk   us   /eɪdz/
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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in Arabic الإيدز, مرض نقص المناعة المكتسبة…
in Korean 에이즈…
in Malaysian penyakit aids…
in French sida…
in Italian Aids…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛滋病,獲得性免疫缺損綜合症…
in Vietnamese bệnh AIDS…
in Spanish sida…
in Portuguese AIDS…
in Thai โรคเอดส์…
in German Aids…
in Catalan sida…
in Japanese エイズ, 後天性免疫不全症候群…
in Indonesian AIDS…
in Chinese (Simplified) 艾滋病,获得性免疫缺损综合症…
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