diphtheria Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"diphtheria" in British English

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diphtherianoun [U]

uk   /dɪfˈθɪə.ri.ə/ /dɪp-/  us   /-ˈθɪr.i-/
a ​seriousinfectiousdisease that ​causesfever and ​difficulty in ​breathing and ​swallowing
(Definition of diphtheria from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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diphtherianoun [U]

 us   /dɪfˈθəɪr·i·ə, dɪp-/
a ​seriousinfectiousdisease that ​causesfever and ​difficulty in ​breathing and ​swallowing
(Definition of diphtheria from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diphtheria”
in Spanish difteria…
in Vietnamese bệnh bạch hầu…
in Malaysian penyakit radang kerongkong…
in Thai โรคคอตีบ…
in French diphtérie…
in German die Diphtherie…
in Chinese (Simplified) 白喉…
in Turkish difteri, kuş palazı…
in Russian дифтерия…
in Indonesian difteri…
in Chinese (Traditional) 白喉…
in Polish błonica, dyfteryt…
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