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"rabies" in British English

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rabiesnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈreɪ.biːz/
a ​seriousdisease of the ​nervoussystem that can ​causedeath. Rabies can be ​passed on to ​humans by other ​animals: Dogs, ​cats, ​foxes, and ​bats can all carry rabies.
(Definition of rabies from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rabiesnoun [U]

 us   /ˈreɪ·biz/
a ​disease of the ​nervoussystem of ​animals that can be ​spread to humans, usually by a ​bite of an ​infectedanimal, and that ​causesdeath if not ​treatedquickly
(Definition of rabies from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rabies”
in Spanish rabia…
in Vietnamese bệnh dại…
in Malaysian penyakit anjing gila…
in Thai โรคพิษสุนัขบ้า…
in French rage…
in German die Tollwut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 狂犬病…
in Turkish kuduz, kuduz hastalığı…
in Russian бешенство (болезнь)…
in Indonesian rabies…
in Chinese (Traditional) 狂犬病…
in Polish wścieklizna…
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