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malaria

noun [U] uk   /məˈleə.ri.ə/ us    /-ˈler.i-/
a disease that you can get from the bite of a particular type of mosquito (= a small flying insect) which causes periods of fever and makes you feel very cold and shake. It is common in many hotter parts of the world.
Translations of “malaria”
in Korean 말라리아…
in Arabic مَلاريا…
in French malaria…
in Turkish sıtma…
in Italian malaria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘧疾…
in Russian малярия…
in Polish malaria…
in Spanish malaria…
in Portuguese malária…
in German die Malaria…
in Catalan malària…
in Japanese マラリア…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疟疾…
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