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pestilence

noun
 
 
/ˈpes.tɪ.lənts/ US  /-təl.ənts/
[C or U] formal any very serious infectious disease that spreads quickly and kills large numbers of people
瘟疫,疫病
Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
[S] a serious and growing problem
社会毒瘤
The report states that vandalism is a pestilence which must be stamped out.
该报告说明,恶意破坏行为是社会的毒瘤,必须铲除。
Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
Translations of “pestilence”
in Spanish pestilencia, peste…
in French peste…
in German die Seuche…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘟疫,疫病, 毒瘤,日益嚴重的問題…
(Definition of pestilence from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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