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disease

US [dɪˈziz]
UK [dɪˈziːz]
  • n.病;疾病;恶疾;痼疾
  • Web病害;弊病;病症
Plural Form:diseases  
Disease
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n.
1.
病;疾病an illness affecting humans, animals or plants, often caused by infection
heart/liver/kidney, etc. disease
心脏病、肝病、肾病等
health measures to prevent the spread of disease
预防疾病传播的保健措施
an infectious/contagious disease(= one that can be passed to sb very easily)
传染病;接触性传染病
It is not known what causes the disease.
这种病的起因不明。
protection against sexually transmitted diseases
性传播疾病的预防
He suffers from a rare blood disease.
他患有一种罕见的血液病。
2.
[c]
弊端;恶疾;痼疾something that is very wrong with people's attitudes, way of life or with society
Greed is a disease of modern society.
贪婪是现代社会的恶疾。

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