Definition of contractable in English:

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Pronunciation: /kənˈtraktəb(ə)l/


(Of a disease) able to be caught.
Example sentences
  • You treat me as if I am some kind of contractable disease!
  • I highly doubt this is a contractable disease you are dealing with.
  • Your destination may carry a risk of a contractable disease such as malaria, typhoid, cholera or even rabies.

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