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fever

noun uk   /ˈfiː.vər/ us    /-vɚ/

fever noun (ILLNESS)

B1 [C or U] a medical condition in which the body temperature is higher than usual and the heart beats very fast: He's got a headache and a slight fever.
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fever noun (EXCITEMENT)

C2 [U] a state of great excitement: The whole country seems to be in the grip of football fever.
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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