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malaria

noun [U] uk   /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.
Translations of “malaria”
in Arabic مَلاريا…
in Korean 말라리아…
in Malaysian demam malaria…
in French malaria…
in Turkish sıtma…
in Italian malaria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘧疾…
in Russian малярия…
in Polish malaria…
in Vietnamese bệnh sốt rét…
in Spanish malaria…
in Portuguese malária…
in Thai ไข้มาลาเรีย…
in German die Malaria…
in Catalan malària…
in Japanese マラリア…
in Indonesian malaria…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疟疾…
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