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infect
British English: /ɪnˈfɛkt/
American English: /ɪnˈfɛkt/

Translation of infect in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (gen) (Medicine)
    contaminer (person, blood)
    infecter (person, wound)
    contaminer (food)
    to infect somebody/something with something
    transmettre quelque chose à quelqu'un/quelque chose
    to become infected
    (wound)
    s'infecter
    (person, blood)
    être contaminé
  • 2 [figurative] (influence) (negatively)
    corrompre (person, society)
    to infect somebody with one's enthusiasm
    communiquer son enthousiasme à quelqu'un

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