nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 [Medicina/Medicine] fever tener fiebre to be feverish, to have a fever (especialmente inglés norteamericano/especially American English) to have o/or run a temperature (especialmente inglés británico/especially British English) le bajó la fiebre his fever o/or temperature came down
- 2 (furor) su fiebre por las motos his obsession with o/or passion for motorcycles de vez en cuando le da la fiebre de la limpieza from time to time he goes crazy and starts cleaning the whole house [familiar/colloquial], from time to time he gets the cleaning bug [familiar/colloquial]
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.