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fever

noun
 
 
/ˈfiːvər/
HIGH TEMPERATURE [C, U] B1 a high body temperature because you are sick: a high/slight fever Colds and fluFevers and infectious diseasesFevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
EXCITEMENT [U] a situation in which people are very excited about something: Election fever has gripped the nation. →  See also glandular fever , hay fever Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
Translations of “fever”
in Arabic حُمَّى…
in Korean 고열…
in Malaysian demam…
in French fièvre…
in Turkish ateş, heyecanlı durum, telaş…
in Italian febbre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, 發燒,發熱…
in Russian жар, лихорадочное состояние, возбуждение…
in Polish gorączka…
in Vietnamese cơn sốt…
in Spanish fiebre…
in Portuguese febre…
in Thai การเป็นไข้…
in German das Fieber…
in Catalan febre…
in Japanese 熱…
in Indonesian demam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, 发烧,发热…
(Definition of fever from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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