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ep•i•dem•ic



Pronunciation: (ep"i-dem'ik), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/epidemic.html on line 75 [key]
adj.
1. Also,ep"i•dem'i•cal.(of a disease) affecting many persons at the same time, and spreading from person to person in a locality where the disease is not permanently prevalent.
2. extremely prevalent; widespread.

n.
1. a temporary prevalence of a disease.
2. a rapid spread or increase in the occurrence of something: an epidemic of riots.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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