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noun [uncountable] medical rubella pronunciation in British English /ruːˈbelə/
  1. an infectious disease that causes red spots on your skin. Rubella is a minor illness in children and adults, but can cause serious physical damage to babies before they are born. A less technical name for this is German measles.

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