fiebre

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fiebre(
fyeh
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breh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (high body temperature)
a. fever
Ayer salí temprano del trabajo porque tenía fiebre.Yesterday I left work early because I had a fever.
b. temperature
Tienes los ojos un poco hinchados; me parece que tienes fiebre.Your eyes look a bit puffy; I think you may have a temperature.
2. (disease)
a. fever
Ciertas fiebres se transmiten más fácil en lugares cálidos.Certain fevers are transmitted more easily in hot places.
3. (obsession)
a. fever
Debido al comienzo de la Copa Mundial, la fiebre del fútbol ha llegado a la ciudad.Due to the start of the World Cup, football fever has descended upon the city.
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fiebre
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. fever
tener fiebreto have a temperature
fiebre aftosafoot and mouth disease
fiebre amarillayellow fever
fiebre del henohay fever
fiebre de MaltaMalta fever
la fiebre del orothe gold rush
fiebre tifoideatyphoid (fever)
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fiebre
1 (síntoma) temperature; fever
tener fiebre to have a temperature; está a o tiene 39 de fiebre she has a temperature of 39
2 (enfermedad) fever
fiebre aftosa foot-and-mouth disease
fiebre amarilla yellow fever
fiebre del heno hay fever
fiebre de los labios cold sore
fiebre entérica enteric fever
fiebre de Malta brucellosis
fiebre glandular glandular fever
fiebre palúdica malaria
fiebre porcina swine fever; hog cholera; (EEUU)
fiebre recurrente relapsing fever
fiebre reumática rheumatic fever
fiebre tifoidea typhoid fever
3 (agitación) fever
la fiebre del juego the gambling fever; la fiebre de oro gold fever
la fiebre electoral
4 (S. Cone) (taimado) slippery customer (familiar)
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