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Significado de “virus” - Diccionario Inglés

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virusnoun [C]

uk   /ˈvaɪə.rəs/  us   /ˈvaɪ.rəs/
  • virus noun [C] (DISEASE)

B2 an extremely small piece of organic material that causes disease in humans, animals, and plants: the chickenpox/flu/herpes/mumps virus Evidence suggested that the AIDS virus was spreading very quickly among the heterosexual community.
B2 a disease caused by a virus: I don't know exactly what's wrong with her - I think she has some kind of virus. Several employees were off work with a vomiting virus.

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  • virus noun [C] (COMPUTER PROBLEM)

B1 a computer program or part of a computer program that can make copies of itself and is intended to prevent the computer from working normally

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(Definition of virus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "virus" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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virusnoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɑɪ·rəs/
  • virus noun [C] (SMALL ORGANISM)

biology a very small organism that causes disease in humans, animals, and plants
A virus is also a disease caused by a virus: She’s had a virus for several days.
  • virus noun [C] (COMPUTER PROBLEM)

a hidden set of instructions in a computer program that is intended to introduce faults into a computer system or cause it to perform actions that were not planned
(Definition of virus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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virusnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈvaɪərəs/ (also computer virus) IT
a harmful computer program intended to prevent computers from working normally: All their customer information was wiped off the computer by a virus. I got a virus alert when I downloaded my email. Virus attacks are the largest source of financial loss, followed by unauthorized access.
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(Definition of virus from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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