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epidemic

US [ˌepɪˈdemɪk]
UK [.epɪ'demɪk]
  • n.流行病;蔓延
  • adj.传染病;流行性的
  • Web流行的;传染的;传染性的
Plural Form:epidemics  
Epidemic
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n.
1.
流行病a large number of cases of a particular disease happening at the same time in a particular community
the outbreak of a flu epidemic
流感的爆发
an epidemic of measles
麻疹的流行
2.
(坏事迅速的)泛滥,蔓延a sudden rapid increase in how often sth bad happens
an epidemic of crime in the inner cities
内城区犯罪活动盛行

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