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English definition of “epidemic”


adjective     /ˌep.ɪˈdem.ɪk/
happening a lot and affecting many people : Poverty in this country has reached epidemic proportions . Crime and poverty are epidemic in the city .Passing on illness and causing disease
(Definition of epidemic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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