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pandemic División en sílabas: pan·dem·ic
Pronunciación: /panˈdemik/

Definición de pandemic en inglés:

adjetivo

(Of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Most topical is the risk of pandemic influenza, which seems to be the highest in three decades.
  • Mr Abbott today announced that the government would speed up funding for research into pandemic influenza.
  • It is a remarkable achievement which increases Britain's ability to cope with pandemic flu, should it happen.
Sinónimos
widespread, prevalent, pervasive, rife, rampant

sustantivo

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An outbreak of a pandemic disease.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Two highly contagious enteroviruses are known to cause epidemics and pandemics of acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis.
  • Women also face severe constraints because of outbreak of pandemics like HIV / AIDS and other diseases.
  • Influenza pandemics are global outbreaks that emerge infrequently and unpredictably and involve strains of virus to which humans have little or no immunity.

Uso

On the difference between pandemic, endemic, and epidemic, see epidemic (usage).

Origen

Mid 17th century: from Greek pandēmos (from pan 'all' + dēmos 'people') + -ic.

Palabras que riman con pandemic

academic, alchemic, endemic, epidemic, polemic, totemic

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