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flunoun [U]

uk   /fluː/ us   /fluː/ formal influenza
B1 a common infectious illness that causes fever and headache: a flu virus to catch/get/have (the) flu

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flunoun [U]

us   /flu/
esp. fml influenza, /ˌɪn·fluˈen·zə/ an infectious illness like a very bad cold that also causes a fever: Robby has a bad case of the flu.
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Translations of “flu”
in Korean 독감…
in Arabic أنْفِلْوَنْزا…
in Malaysian selesema…
in Russian грипп…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流行性感冒,流感…
in Italian influenza…
in Turkish grip…
in Polish grypa…
in Spanish gripe…
in Vietnamese cúm…
in Portuguese gripe…
in Thai ไข้หวัดใหญ่…
in Catalan grip…
in Japanese インフルエンザ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流行性感冒,流感…
in Indonesian flu…
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