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Spanish Word of the Day: Epidemia

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Epidemia

Léxico relacionado con las enfermedades

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/29/2001
Word: Epidemia
(e-pi-DE-mia), sustantivo femenino
English: epidemic
Etymology: del griego epidemia
Meaning: Enfermedad que ataca a un gran número de personas de una población, simultánea y temporalmente.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las enfermedades
Example:

"La Conferencia Internacional del Sida se celebra con una periodicidad bianual y el el principal acontecimiento mundial sobre esta epidemia."
EL PAÍS, 3 de Abril de 2001.

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