flu-like
adjective see flu

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flu-like — adj. Flu like is used with these nouns: ↑illness, ↑symptom …   Collocations dictionary

  • flu-like — resembling the flu, having symptoms like those of the flu …   English contemporary dictionary

  • -like — [ laık ] suffix used with many nouns to make adjectives meaning similar to something: an innocent childlike face The illness causes chest pains and flu like symptoms …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flu day — n. A day during which a school or school district is closed to prevent or reduce the spread of the flu. Example Citations: Closing schools or shutting the subways might be even more effective, because children are much more efficient than adults… …   New words

  • Flu — Short for influenza. The flu is caused by viruses that infect the respiratory tract which are divided into three types, designated A, B, and C. Most people who get the flu recover completely in 1 to 2 weeks, but some people develop serious and… …   Medical dictionary

  • flu — noun Etymology: by shortening Date: 1839 1. influenza 2. any of several virus diseases marked especially by respiratory or intestinal symptoms • flu like adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flu — noun influenza or any similar, milder infection. Derivatives flu like adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • -like — UK [laɪk] / US suffix used with many nouns to make adjectives meaning similar to something an innocent childlike face The illness causes chest pains and flu like symptoms …   English dictionary

  • -like — [laɪk] suffix similar to something a childlike face[/ex] The illness causes flu like symptoms.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Flu season — is the portion of the year in which there is a regular outbreak in flu cases. It occurs during the cold half of the year in each hemisphere. Flu activity can sometimes be predicted and even tracked geographically. While the beginning of major flu …   Wikipedia

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