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notifiable

Line breaks: no¦ti|fi¦able
Pronunciation: /ˈnəʊtɪfʌɪəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of notifiable in English:

adjective

Denoting something, typically a serious infectious disease, that must be reported to the appropriate authorities: AIDS became a notifiable disease in 1982
More example sentences
  • 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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