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  • 21 contagious — late 14c., from O.Fr. contagieus (Mod.Fr. contagieux), from L.L. contagiosus, from L. contagio (see CONTACT (Cf. contact)) …

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  • 22 contagious — *infectious, communicable, catching Analogous words: toxic, pestilential, pestilent, virulent, mephitic, mias mic (see POISONOUS) …

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  • 23 contagious — [adj] communicable catching, deadly, endemic, epidemic, epizootic, impartible, infectious, inoculable, pestiferous, pestilential, poisonous, spreading, taking, transmissible, transmittable; concept 314 Ant. noncommunicable …

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  • 24 contagious aphthae — Foot and mouth disease • • • Main Entry: ↑aphtha …

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  • 25 Contagious Disease Act — Die Contagious Diseases Acts (Gesetze über ansteckende Krankheiten) sind britische Parlamentserlasse des 19. Jahrhunderts zur Bekämpfung von Geschlechtskrankheiten. Anlass für die Verabschiedung dieser Erlasse war die hohe Anzahl von… …

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  • 26 Contagious Disease Acts — Die Contagious Diseases Acts (Gesetze über ansteckende Krankheiten) sind britische Parlamentserlasse des 19. Jahrhunderts zur Bekämpfung von Geschlechtskrankheiten. Anlass für die Verabschiedung dieser Erlasse war die hohe Anzahl von… …

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  • 27 Contagious Diseases Acts — Die Contagious Diseases Acts (Gesetze über ansteckende Krankheiten) sind britische Parlamentserlasse des 19. Jahrhunderts zur Bekämpfung von Geschlechtskrankheiten. Anlass für die Verabschiedung dieser Erlasse war die hohe Anzahl von… …

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  • 28 Contagious shooting — A contagious shooting is a sociological phenomenon observed in military and police personnel in which one person firing on a target can induce others to begin shooting. Often the subsequent shooters will not know why they are firing.[1][2][3]… …

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  • 29 Contagious Diseases Acts — The Contagious Diseases Acts were originally passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 1864, with further alterations and editions made to it in 1866 and 1869. In 1862, a committee was established to inquire into venereal disease in the… …

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  • 30 Contagious disease — A contagious disease is a subset category of infectious diseases (or communicable diseases), which are easily transmitted by physical contact (hence the name origin) with the person suffering the disease, or by their secretions or objects touched …

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  • 31 contagious — contagiously, adv. contagiousness, contagiosity /keuhn tay jee os i tee/, n. /keuhn tay jeuhs/, adj. 1. capable of being transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object: contagious diseases. 2. carrying or spreading a contagious… …

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  • 32 contagious — con•ta•gious [[t]kənˈteɪ dʒəs[/t]] adj. 1) pat capable of being transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object: contagious diseases[/ex] 2) pat carrying or spreading a contagious disease 3) tending to spread from person to person …

    From formal English to slang

  • 33 contagious — adjective Date: 14th century 1. communicable by contact ; catching < contagious diseases > 2. bearing contagion < contagious people > 3. used for contagious diseases < a …

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  • 34 contagious — con|ta|gious [kənˈteıdʒəs] adj 1.) a disease that is contagious can be passed from person to person by touch 2.) a person who is contagious has a disease that can be passed to another person by touch ▪ The patient is still highly contagious. 3.)… …

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  • 35 contagious — con|ta|gious [ kən teıdʒəs ] adjective 1. ) a contagious disease spreads from one person to another through touch or through the air a ) someone who is contagious has a contagious disease 2. ) a contagious feeling or idea spreads quickly from one …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 36 contagious — [[t]kənte͟ɪʤəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED A disease that is contagious can be caught by touching people or things that are infected with it. ...a highly contagious disease of the lungs. Syn: catching 2) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ A feeling or attitude… …

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  • 37 contagious — adjective 1 a disease that is contagious can be passed from person to person by touch 2 a person who is contagious has a disease that can be passed to another person by touch: The patient is still highly contagious. 3 if a feeling, attitude, or… …

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  • 38 contagious — UK [kənˈteɪdʒəs] / US adjective 1) a) a contagious disease spreads from one person to another through touch or through the air b) someone who is contagious has a contagious disease 2) a contagious feeling or idea spreads quickly from one person… …

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  • 39 contagious abortion — noun an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings • Syn: ↑brucellosis, ↑Bang s disease • Hypernyms: ↑zoonosis, ↑zoonotic disease * * * noun 1. : bruce …

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  • 40 Contagious (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Contagious Type = studio Artist = Y T Released = start date|1987|9|5 Recorded = Genre = Heavy metal Glam metal Length = 42:06 Label = Geffen Producer = Kevin Beamish Last album = Down for the Count (1985) This album =… …

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