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fever
American English: /ˈfivər/
British English: /ˈfiːvə/

Translation of fever in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable and uncountable (Medicine) (temperature) to have a high fever
    tener mucha fiebre or una fiebre muy alta
    she has a fever of 102
    tiene 39 de fiebre
    to run a fever
    tener fiebre or calentura
    Example sentences
    • 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) 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
    Example sentences
    • 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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