Definition of venereal disease in English:

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venereal disease

Pronunciation: /vɪˈnɪərɪəl ˌdɪziːz/

noun

A disease typically contracted by sexual intercourse with a person already infected; a sexually transmitted disease: gonorrhoea is the commonest venereal disease [mass noun]: prostitutes were detained if found to have venereal disease
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  • The biggest health problems are tuberculosis, venereal diseases, malaria, trachoma, typhoid fever, and dysentery.
  • And nearly 50 percent are infected with venereal diseases like syphilis that greatly increase their chances of contracting HIV.
  • He claimed he had suffered from a serious infection resulting from a venereal disease he contracted from the rapes.

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