how to pronounce infectious


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infectious is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… for identifying infectious diseases one …”

meanings of infectious


  1. Spreading quickly from one person to another.
  2. Able to infect others.
  3. Memorable and invoking excitement or interest.
  4. Transmitted from one person to another, usually through the air breathed.

infectious frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word infectious occurs in english on average 3.8 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.

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