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English definition of “fever”

fever

noun [C or U] (ILLNESS)    /ˈfiː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/
B1 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.Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
(Definition of fever noun (ILLNESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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