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communicable

Pronunciation: /kəˈmjuːnɪkəbəl/

Translation of communicable in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [thoughts/ideas/knowledge] comunicable
    Example sentences
    • Of course, I'm not sure how communicable his skills are.
    • Contributions made to the record of each patient by various health care professionals should be communicable to all other professionals involved in the patient's care process.
    • This understanding should be communicable to others, at least in the form of examples, and possibly (preferably) in the form of some general theory of software quality.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] [disease] transmisible
    Example sentences
    • In addition to paediatrics and infectious and communicable diseases, he long fostered an interest in environmental hazards, such as air pollution.
    • This is why they are called infectious or communicable diseases.
    • It requires donor screening and testing to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases.

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