Definition of “scarlet fever” - English Dictionary

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“scarlet fever” in British English

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scarlet fevernoun [ U ]

uk /ˌskɑː.lət ˈfiː.vər/ us /ˌskɑːr.lət ˈfiː.vɚ/

an infectious illness that causes a sore throat, a high body temperature, and red spots on the skin

(Definition of “scarlet fever” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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