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Definition 1: a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time - [noun denoting event]

(epidemic is a kind of ...) a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)

"the outbreak of hostilities"

(... is a kind of epidemic ) an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world

Definition 2: (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where epidemic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an epidemic outbreak of influenza

(epidemic is similar to ...) (of plants) epidemic among plants of a single kind especially over a wide area

"an epiphytotic blight of potatoes" "epiphytotic conditions associated with a single-plant agriculture"

(epidemic is similar to ...) (of animals) epidemic among animals of a single kind within a particular region

"an epizootic disease"

(epidemic is similar to ...) epidemic over a wide geographical area

"a pandemic outbreak of malaria"

(epidemic is similar to ...) likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease

"a pestilential malignancy in the air" "plaguey fevers"

(epidemic belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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