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American English: /ˌɛpəˈdɛmɪk/
British English: /ɛpɪˈdɛmɪk/

Translation of epidemic in Spanish:



  • the crisis has reached epidemic proportions
    la crisis afecta ya a toda la región ( or el país etc)
    Example sentences
    • Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that has reached epidemic proportions.
    • HIV has reached epidemic proportions in India.
    • Although Type 2 diabetes mellitus appears in almost epidemic proportions our knowledge of the mechanism of this disease is limited.

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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.