Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “disease” en inglés

See all translations

disease

noun uk   /dɪˈziːz/ us  
B1 [C or U] (an) illness of people, animals, plants, etc., caused by infection or a failure of health rather than by an accident: a contagious/infectious disease a common/rare/incurable/fatal disease They reported a sudden outbreak of the disease in the south of the country. The first symptom of the disease is a very high temperature. She has caught/contracted (= begun to have) a lung disease/disease of the lungs. Starvation and disease have killed thousands of refugees. [C] something that is considered very bad in people or society: The real disease affecting the country is inflation.
More examples
Traducciones de “disease”
en coreano 질병…
en árabe مَرَض, عِلّة…
en francés maladie…
en turco hastalık, rahatsızlık…
en italiano malattia…
en chino (tradicionál) 病,疾病, 病症, 惡疾…
en ruso болезнь, заболевание…
en polaco choroba…
en español enfermedad, mal…
en portugués doença…
en alemán die Krankheit…
en catalán malaltia…
en japonés 病気…
en chino (simplificado) 病,疾病, 病症, 恶疾…
(Definition of disease from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de disease
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “disease” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

punt

a long, narrow boat with a flat bottom and a square area at each end, moved by a person standing on one of the square areas and pushing a long pole against the bottom of the river

Palabra del día

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Aprende más 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Aprende más