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typhus
American English: /ˈtaɪfəs/
British English: /ˈtʌɪfəs/

Translation of typhus in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • The concentration of so many men and camp followers promoted the outbreaks of cholera, diphtheria, dysentery, typhoid fever, typhus, bubonic plague - and venereal diseases.
    • Body lice may transmit typhus and trench fever.
    • To measles we can add smallpox, tuberculosis, malaria, typhus, typhoid, influenza and syphilis.

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