See also: aids, AIDS, aïds, and Aïds

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Noun edit

Aids (uncountable)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome).
    • 2023 August 7, Mia Malan, “A pandemic is not just a disease – it’s a political, social and economic crisis fuelled by inequality”, in The Guardian[1]:
      If you were a South African health journalist during the late 1990s and early 2000s, you were mostly an Aids reporter.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English AIDS, from acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɛɪ̯ts/, /eːts/
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Noun edit

Aids n (strong, genitive Aids, no plural)

  1. AIDS (disease)

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Further reading edit

  • Aids” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Aids” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon