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Meaning of PANDEMIC

Pronunciation:  pan'demik

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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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