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fever

noun uk   /ˈfiː.vər/  us   /-vɚ/

fever noun (ILLNESS)

B1 [C or U] a medical condition in which the body temperature is higher than usual and the heart beats very fast: He's got a headache and a slight fever.
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fever noun (EXCITEMENT)

C2 [U] a state of great excitement: The whole country seems to be 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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