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infectedadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈfek.tɪd/
  • infected adjective (DISEASE)

containingbacteria or other things that can ​causedisease: an infected ​wound/​cut After the ​operation the ​woundbecame infected.
  • infected adjective (COMPUTER)

An infected ​computerfilecontains a ​computer virus (= a ​program that can ​harmcomputers and ​theirfiles).
(Definition of infected from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “infected”
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, 受感染的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, 受感染的…
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