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scarlet fever

noun [U] uk   us  
an infectious illness of children that causes a sore throat, a high body temperature, and red spots on the skin
Translations of “scarlet fever”
in Chinese (Traditional) 猩紅熱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猩红热…
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