virulence Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"virulence" in British English

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virulencenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈvɪr.ʊ.ləns/
the ​danger and ​speed of ​spreading of a ​disease: The virulence of the ​disease is ​causinggreatconcern in ​medicalcircles. formal very ​strongfeelings of ​hating or ​opposing something or someone: We are ​witnessingracism of a virulence that we haven't ​seen in ​Europe since the 1940s.
(Definition of virulence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “virulence”
in Chinese (Simplified) (疾病的)致命性,严重性, 恶毒, 狠毒…
in Chinese (Traditional) (疾病的)致命性,嚴重性, 惡毒, 狠毒…
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