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English definition of “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 feverExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of fever noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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