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Meaning of PANDEMIC

Pronunciation:  pan'demik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world
  2. [adj]  existing everywhere; "pandemic fear of nuclear war"
  3. [adj]  epidemic over a wide geographical area; "a pandemic outbreak of malaria"
 

PANDEMIC is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: epidemic, general
 
 See Also: epidemic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pan*dem"ic\, a. [L. pandemus, Gr. ?, ?; ?, ?, all + ?
the people: cf. F. pand['e]mique.]
Affecting a whole people or a number of countries; everywhere
epidemic. -- n. A pandemic disease. --Harvey.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An epidemic that affects a wide geographic area.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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