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fevernoun

us   /ˈfi·vər/
  • fever noun (BODY TEMPERATURE)

[C/U] a condition in which the body’s temperature is higher than usual, esp. as a sign of illness: [C] The child has a rash and a high fever.
  • fever noun (EXCITEMENT)

[U] a state of great excitement or enthusiasm: Texas was in the grip of football fever.
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fevernoun

uk   /ˈfiː.vər/ us   /ˈfiː.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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(Definition of fever from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fever”
in Korean 고열…
in Arabic حُمَّى…
in Malaysian demam…
in French fièvre…
in Russian жар, лихорадочное состояние, возбуждение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, 發燒,發熱…
in Italian febbre…
in Turkish ateş, heyecanlı durum, telaş…
in Polish gorączka…
in Spanish fiebre…
in Vietnamese cơn sốt…
in Portuguese febre…
in Thai การเป็นไข้…
in German das Fieber…
in Catalan febre…
in Japanese 熱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, 发烧,发热…
in Indonesian demam…
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