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catchingadjective

 us   /ˈkætʃ·ɪŋ, ˈketʃ-/
(of an illness) able to be given to someone else: I’ve got a rash, but I don’t think it’s catching.
(Definition of catching from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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catchingadjective [after verb]

uk   /ˈkætʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈkætʃ.ɪŋ/ informal
If an illness is catching, it can easily be passed from one person to another: Flu is catching, so stay away from work.
(Definition of catching from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “catching”
in Chinese (Simplified) 传染性的…
in Turkish bulaşıcı, etkileyen, peşini bırakmayan…
in Russian заразный, заразительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳染性的…
in Polish zaraźliwy…
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