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malarianoun [U]

 us   /məˈleər·i·ə/
a ​disease, esp. of the ​hotterregions of the ​earth, caused by the ​bite of an ​infected mosquito (= ​smallflyinginsect)
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malarianoun [U]

uk   /məˈleə.ri.ə/  us   /-ˈler.i-/
a ​disease that you can get from the ​bite of a ​particulartype of mosquito (= a ​smallflyinginsect). Malaria ​causesperiods of ​fever and makes you shiver and ​feel very ​cold. It is ​common in many ​hotterparts of the ​world.
(Definition of malaria from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “malaria”
in Korean 말라리아…
in Arabic مَلاريا…
in Malaysian demam malaria…
in French malaria…
in Russian малярия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘧疾…
in Italian malaria…
in Turkish sıtma…
in Polish malaria…
in Spanish malaria…
in Vietnamese bệnh sốt rét…
in Portuguese malária…
in Thai ไข้มาลาเรีย…
in German die Malaria…
in Catalan malària…
in Japanese マラリア…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疟疾…
in Indonesian malaria…
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