Definition of notifiable in English:


Line breaks: no¦ti|fi¦able
Pronunciation: /ˈnəʊtɪfʌɪəb(ə)l


  • Denoting something, typically a serious infectious disease, that must be reported to the appropriate authorities: AIDS became a notifiable disease in 1982
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    • Bird flu and Newcastle disease are notifiable diseases and must be reported to your local Divisional Veterinary Manager.
    • An outbreak of Newcastle Disease, a notifiable disease affecting poultry, has been confirmed in a number of pheasants intended for shooting in Surrey.
    • It is a compulsorily notifiable disease in the UK and any suspicion or confirmation of the disease should be immediately notified to Defra.

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