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German measlesnoun [U]

uk   us   (also rubella)
an ​infectiousdisease that ​causesredspots on ​yourskin, a ​cough, and a ​sorethroat
(Definition of German measles from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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German measlesnoun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒɜr·mən ˈmi·zəlz/ (medical rubella)
an ​infectiousvirus that ​causes a ​fever, a ​cough, and ​smallredspots on ​yourskin
(Definition of German measles from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “German measles”
in Korean 풍진…
in Arabic الحَصبة الألمانِيّة…
in Malaysian penyakit campak Jerman…
in Russian краснуха…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風疹, 德國麻疹…
in Italian rosolia…
in Turkish kızamıkçık…
in Polish różyczka…
in Spanish rubeola, sarampión alemán…
in Vietnamese bệnh Rubella…
in Portuguese rubéola…
in Thai โรคหัดเยอรมัน…
in Catalan rubèola…
in Japanese 風疹, 三日ばしか…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风疹, 德国麻疹…
in Indonesian campak Jerman…
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