Definition of SARS in English:

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SARS

Pronunciation: /särz/

noun

An infectious disease with symptoms including fever and cough and in some cases progressing to pneumonia and respiratory failure. It is caused by a coronavirus.

Origin

Early 21st century: short for severe acute respiratory syndrome.

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