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measles

Pronunciation: /ˈmiːzəlz/

Translation of measles in Spanish:

noun/nombre

(+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural)
  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] sarampión (masculine) she's got measles tiene sarampión
    Example sentences
    • Higher temperatures will mean increased incidences of vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and measles.
    • Thousands of the Aztecs died from ordinary diseases - measles and the flu.
    • Because of vaccine shortages, such diseases as whooping cough, measles, mumps, and even polio (which had been all but eradicated) have also increased.
    1.2 [Veterinary Science/Veterinaria] cisticercosis (feminine)

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