Disease

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Definition

a disease: an illness, a sickness, a disorder, a physical condition
noun
Scientists are researching a cure for this disease.

disease-free: healthful
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: Scientists are researching a cure for this disease.
US: Bruno has a terrible, terrible, terrible disease.
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Examples

  • "Insufficient or poor-quality sleep increases the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease, as well as the probability of making risky decisions."
  • "heart disease."
  • "For one thing, there are no wars, no global warming, and no diseases."
  • "Although French cuisine contains a lot of saturated fat, the French tend to have an extremely low rate of heart disease, much lower than the United States for example."
  • "An era of dance music, cheap cologne, innocent touching, and disease-free casual sex!"
  • "Nurse Baker : Listen, I'm not saying you've got any of these diseases, there's just a risk."
  • "Doctors believe that drinking red wine in moderation prevents cancer, heart disease and other ailments."
  • "In order to prevent the transmission of diseases in the workplace, I have put in place a new initiative that will encourage people to wash their hands after using the bathroom. I am reluctant to reveal too much information regarding the protocol as it may compromise its effectiveness."
  • "Nurse Baker : Well, there's a risk that your blood may contain infectious diseases such as HIV."
  • "Horatio : Yes, Anosmia is a terrible, terrible, terrible disease."

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