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measlesnoun [U]

us   /ˈmi·zəlz/
an infectious disease, esp. of children, which produces small red spots all over the body
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measlesnoun [U]

uk   /ˈmiː.zəlz/ us   /ˈmiː.zəlz/
also the measles an infectious disease that produces small, red spots all over the body: The number of deaths from measles fell by 30 per cent. One of the children got the measles.
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Translations of “measles”
in Korean 홍역…
in Arabic الحَصبة…
in Malaysian campak…
in French rougeole…
in Russian корь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻疹, 風疹…
in Italian morbillo…
in Turkish kızamık…
in Polish odra…
in Spanish sarampión…
in Vietnamese bệnh sởi…
in Portuguese sarampo…
in Thai โรคหัด…
in German die Masern (pl.)…
in Catalan xarampió…
in Japanese はしか…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻疹, 风疹…
in Indonesian cacar air…
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