Meaning of “communicable” in the English Dictionary

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"communicable" in British English

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communicableadjective

uk /kəˈmjuː.nɪ.kə.bəl/ us /kəˈmjuː.nə.kə.bəl/ formal

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/emotions

(Definition of “communicable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"communicable" in American English

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communicableadjective

us /kəˈmju·nɪ·kə·bəl/

able to be given to others:

a communicable disease

(Definition of “communicable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)