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English definition of “typhoid (fever)”

typhoid (fever)

noun [U]     /ˌtaɪ.fɔɪdˈfiː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/
an infectious disease spread by dirty water and food , causing a high body temperature , red spots on the upper body , severe pains in the bowels , and sometimes death Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
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