Definition of venereal disease in English:

venereal disease

Syllabification: ve·ne·re·al dis·ease


  • A disease typically contracted by sexual contact with a person already infected; a sexually transmitted disease.
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    • The biggest health problems are tuberculosis, venereal diseases, malaria, trachoma, typhoid fever, and dysentery.
    • And nearly 50 percent are infected with venereal diseases like syphilis that greatly increase their chances of contracting HIV.
    • He claimed he had suffered from a serious infection resulting from a venereal disease he contracted from the rapes.

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