Significado de “virus” - en el Diccionario Inglés

virus en inglés británico

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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:

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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(Definición de virus del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

virus en 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

(Definición de virus del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

virus en inglés de negocios

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virusnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvaɪərəs/ us 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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(Definición de virus del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)