how to pronounce epidemic


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epidemic is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… city of its cholera epidemic by treating …”

meanings of epidemic


  1. An occurrence of a disease or disorder in a population at a frequency higher than that expected in a given time period.
  2. A widespread disease that affects many individuals in a population.


  1. Like or having to do with an epidemic; widespread.

epidemic frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word epidemic occurs in english on average 3.5 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 epidemic 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 epidemic can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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