Definition Flu

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Definition

the flu: a viral illness similar to cold, which can cause a fever and intestinal problems
noun
Flu is the shortened form of the term influenza, which is less common in modern English.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I think a pigeon gave me bird flu.
US: It's not the bird flu, it's just a cold.

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