Meaning of “malaria” in the English Dictionary

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"malaria" in British English

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malarianoun [ U ]

uk /məˈleə.ri.ə/ us /məˈler.i.ə/

a disease that you can get from the bite of a particular type of mosquito (= a small flying insect). Malaria causes periods of fever and makes you shiver and feel very cold. It is common in many hotter parts of the world.

(Definition of “malaria” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"malaria" in American English

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malarianoun [ U ]

us /məˈleər·i·ə/

a disease, esp. of the hotter regions of the earth, caused by the bite of an infected mosquito (= small flying insect)

(Definition of “malaria” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)