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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 Korean 고열…
in Arabic حُمَّى…
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 Spanish fiebre…
in Portuguese febre…
in German das Fieber…
in Catalan febre…
in Japanese 熱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, 发烧,发热…
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