disease

n.

1) to come down with, contract a disease

2) to carry; spread (a) disease

3) to cure; prevent (a) disease

4) to eradicate, stamp out, wipe out (a) disease; to bring a disease under control

5) an acute; common; deadly; degenerative; fatal, terminal; incurable, untreatable; lingering; mild; protracted; rare; serious disease

6) an acquired; chronic; communicable, contagious, infectious; congenital; mental; occupational; sexually transmitted, social, venereal; skin; tropical disease

7) Addison's; Alzheimer's; caisson; foot-and-mouth; heart; Hodgkin's; Legionnaire's disease

8) a disease spreads

9) the outbreak of a disease

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[dɪ'ziːz]
Alzheimer's
Hodgkin's
Legionnaire's disease
caisson
chronic
communicable
congenital
contract a disease
deadly
degenerative
foot-and-mouth
incurable
infectious
lingering
mental
mild
occupational
prevent (a) disease
protracted
serious disease
sexually transmitted
social
spread (a) disease
stamp out
to bring a disease under control
tropical disease
untreatable
venereal
wipe out (a) disease
Addison's
a disease spreads
an acquired
an acute
the outbreak of a disease
to carry
to come down with
to cure
to eradicate

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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