Translation of fever in Spanish:

fever

Pronunciation: /ˈfiːvər; ˈfiːvə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u [Medicine/Medicina] (temperature) fiebre (feminine), calentura (feminine) to have a high fever tener* mucha fiebre or una fiebre muy alta she has a fever of 102tiene 39 de fiebre to run a fever tener* fiebre or calentura
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    • Initial signs and symptoms are generalized malaise, chills, fevers, headaches, arthralgias, and a nonproductive cough.
    • A person with glandular fever is most infectious when they have a fever (high temperature).
    • Call your doctor if your child also gets a fever, diarrhea, headache, or skin rash.
  • 2 (agitated state) (no plural/sin plural) the town was in a fever over the visit la ciudad estaba revolucionada con la visita election/gold fever fiebre (feminine) electoral/del oro war fever gripped the country el fervor bélico se había adueñado del país
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    • When the girls had left, Zara turned to Paz in a fever of agitation.
    • Why then, last November, did I find Georgians in such a fever of expectation?
    • He shifted in his sleep, his eyes fluttering in the fever of a dream.

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