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English definition of “malaria”

malaria

noun [U]     /məˈleə.ri.ə/ US  /-ˈler.i-/
a disease that you can get from the bite of a particular type of mosquito (= a small flying insect ) which causes periods of fever and makes you feel very cold and shake . It is common in many hotter parts of the world .Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
(Definition of malaria noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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