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viral

adjective uk   /ˈvaɪə.rəl/  us   /ˈvaɪ-/

viral adjective (DISEASE)

caused by a virus: viral infections

viral adjective (INTERNET)

used to describe something that quickly becomes very popular or well known by being published on the internet or sent from person to person by email, phone, etc.: Here's a list of the top ten viral videos this week. Within days the film clip went viral.
Translations of “viral”
in Korean 바이러스 성의…
in Arabic فَيروسي…
in Portuguese viral…
in Catalan víric…
in Japanese ウイルス(性)の…
in Italian virale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 病毒病,病毒性疾病, 病毒感染…
in Russian вирусный…
in Turkish virüsle ilgili/virüs tarafından neden olunan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 病毒病,病毒性疾病, 病毒感染…
in Polish wirusowy…
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