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con·ta·gious

contagious

 
 
pronunciation:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: able to be spread from person to person.
Measles is a contagious disease.
synonyms:
communicable, infectious, transmittable
similar words:
catching
derivations: contagiously (adv.), contagiousness (n.)
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