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social disease

Translation of social disease in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (venereal disease) [euphemistic/eufemístico] enfermedad (feminine) venérea
    Example sentences
    • Sadly, actual sex may not produce the same effect because it exposes you to social diseases that may increase the risk of a problematic prostate.
    • All you have to do with this social custom is to grab the other person first and make kissy-kissy noises beside their ear, while muttering, ‘Don't get too close to me, I've got a social disease.’
    • A major cookie manufacturer reported catastrophic third-quarter earnings after a model carrying a plug for its line of products died of a social disease.
    1.2 (caused by social factors) enfermedad (feminine) social

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