epidemic

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1ep·i·dem·ic

adj \ˌep-ə-ˈdem-ik\

Definition of EPIDEMIC

1
: affecting or tending to affect an atypically large number of individuals within a population, community, or region at the same time <typhoid was epidemic>—compare endemic, sporadic 1
2
: of, relating to, or constituting an epidemic <coronary disease…has hit epidemic proportions—Herbert Ratner>
ep·i·dem·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of EPIDEMIC

ep·i·dem·ic also ep·i·dem·i·cal \-i-kəl\

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