how to pronounce contagion


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contagion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of contagion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… causing panic through contagion in many …”

meanings of contagion


  1. A resulting recession or crisis developed in such manner.
  2. The spread or transmission of such a disease.
  3. A disease spread by contact.
  4. The spread of anything likened to a contagious disease.
  5. A situation in which small shocks, which initially affect only a few financial institutions or a particular region of an economy, spread to the rest of financial sectors and other countries whose economies were previously healthy.

contagion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word contagion occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics contagion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that contagion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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