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chickenpox

noun [U] uk   /ˈtʃɪk.ɪn.pɒks/ us    /-pɑːks/
an infectious disease that causes a slight fever and red spots on the skin: Chickenpox is common among children.Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
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