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epidemic

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌepɪˈdemɪk/
a situation in which a large number of people get the same disease over the same period of time: the AIDS epidemicPassing on illness and causing disease
Translations of “epidemic”
in Korean 유행병…
in Arabic وَباء…
in French épidémie…
in Turkish salgın, hastalık salgını…
in Italian epidemia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疾病, (疾病的)流行,傳染…
in Russian эпидемия…
in Polish epidemia…
in Spanish epidemia…
in Portuguese epidemia…
in German die Epidemie…
in Catalan epidèmia…
in Japanese (病気の)流行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疾病, (疾病的)流行,传染…
(Definition of epidemic from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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