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noun [C]    /pænˈdem·ɪk/
a dangerous disease that infects many people at one time: What can be done to prevent a bird flu pandemic? pandemic    /pænˈdem·ɪk/ adjective [not gradable] Scientists who study viruses say they don't know what a pandemic strain would look like.
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