Definition of non-contagious in English:

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Pronunciation: /nɒnkənˈteɪdʒəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


(Of a disease) not spread by contact.
Example sentences
  • The manual contains vital information on non-contagious diseases, first aid methods, and diet charts for women, young girls and newborns.
  • The non-contagious disease affects horses and humans and can be fatal to the elderly and those with weakened immune systems.
  • Zhejiang is now the fourth province in China to have officially opened the door to non-contagious Hepatitis B carriers.

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