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English definition of “communicable”

communicable

adjective uk   /kəˈmjuː.nɪ.kə.bl̩/ formal us  
able to be given from one person to another: In this period, there were 974 outbreaks of communicable disease attributed to the consumption of raw milk. communicable ideas/emotionsPassing on illness and causing disease
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