Translation of virulent in Spanish:

virulent

Pronunciation: /ˈvɪrələnt; ˈvɪrjə-; ˈvɪrʊlənt; ˈvɪrjʊ-/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [infection] virulento; [attack/opposition] violento, virulento
    More example sentences
    • Mark Oliver Everett is what epidemiologists and Dustin Hoffman call a hot spot, a highly contagious carrier of an extremely virulent disease who infects anyone who crosses his path.
    • And on the nursing front, Alwin notes that there's been an outbreak of atypical pneumonias in Asia, possibly harbingers of a more virulent flu strain to come.
    • There is no question that the outbreak of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) has focused the world's attention on the dangers of how easily a virulent disease can spread around the globe.
    More example sentences
    • It becomes more obvious that the options the two Parties present to the electorate, offer the unenviable choice between a raging toothache, a migraine, and a virulent attack of the Farmer's.
    • Over the years, founder Ted Byfield has been particularly virulent in his attacks on the mindset that is increasingly reliant on government handouts and regulation.
    • When word came that Iron Mike had been floored by a virulent attack of the sniffles, his disconsolate well-wishers had to shuffle off without meeting their thick-necked hero.

Definition of virulent in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ochavo
m
old Spanish coin of little value …
Cultural fact of the day

Mexico's muralist movement flourished between the two World Wars during a time of nationalist fervor. It was led by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Their work reflected revolutionary themes and working-class struggle. They decorated many public buildings.