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English definition of “disease”

disease

noun [C, U]
 
 
/dɪˈziːz/
B1 an illness caused by an infection or by a failure of health and not by an accident: heart disease an infectious disease Disease and illness - general words
diseased adjective affected by a disease: a diseased lungGeneral bodily disorders
(Definition of disease from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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