Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Epidemic"

The meaning of "Epidemic" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does epidemic proportions mean?
A:

It is characterized by very widespread growth or extent : of, relating to, or constituting an epidemic the practice had reached.

In other words: something(usually an infectious disease) that spreads so fast that it impacts the majority within a short timespan.
Q: What does epidemic proportions mean?
A: of great loss or cost, high destruction or disruption.

The disease has spread with epidemic proportions.
Q: What does highjacking epidemic mean?
A: *Hijacking epidemic would imply that there is a series or high occurrence of stealing happening.
Q: What does word-of-mouth epidemic mean?
A: it means rumours (usually unreliable and not true) that have spread everywhere. It's like a contagious disease, hence the word 'epidemic'

Example sentences using "Epidemic"

Q: Please show me example sentences with epidemic
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Q: Please show me example sentences with epidemic .
A: A flu epidemic caused my whole school to be sick.

In 1903, the devastated by an epidemic of the plague.

John died from the flu epidemic.

Synonyms of "Epidemic" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between epidemic and pandemic ?
A: An epidemic refers to a disease in a single community while pandemic refers to a global or continental disease. For example, "That city is having a flu epidemic" vs "The Covid-19 Pandemic has been spread worldwide" You could also say "That city is having a Covid epidemic" because it is referring to that single city
Q: What is the difference between epidemic and contagious ?
A: 1) Epidemic (noun)
- a widespread infectious disease that reached a sudden increase in cases.
Example: “There was a flu epidemic 100 years ago.”


2)Contagious (adjective)
- used to describe a disease
- meaning: to spread from one organism/people to another.
Example: “Scientists learned that the virus is contagious and people should wear masks.”
Q: What is the difference between epidemic and outbreak and pandemic ?
A: They can be interchangeable sometimes but here are the actual definitions.

Pandemic - prevalent over a whole country or the world.

Epidemic - a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time.

Outbreak - the sudden or violent start of something unwelcome, such as war, disease, etc.

An outbreak is usually within a city or small area, an epidemic is usually in a country or state, and a pandemic is the entire continent or world. It's basically just varying sizes. Hope this helps. :)
Q: What is the difference between epidemic and pandemic ?
A: Epidemic: An outbreak of disease that attacks many peoples at about the same time and may spread through one or several communities.

Pandemic: When an epidemic spreads throughout the world. Infectious diseases: Diseases that you can catch. They are communicable.
Q: What is the difference between epidemic and pandemic ?
A: The difference is how spread the disease is:
Pandemic - worldwide/continent wide
Epidemic - from a small city to one entire (small) country

Translations of "Epidemic"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? epidemic
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? epidemic
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? epidemic
A: Epidemic

Other questions about "Epidemic"

Q: During the epidemic, I mainly do three things at home: study, exercise, and play on my cellphone. does this sound natural?
A: It's natural. Good job correctly using a colon in your sentence too.

During the epidemic, I mainly do three things at home: study, exercise, and play on my cellphone.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce epidemic.
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Q: He knows well about epidemic sports news
does this sound natural?
A: I don't know what you mean by epidemic sports.
Q: The epidemic spread in the south of the country. does this sound natural?
A: Could use to instead of in.
Q: Just hoping for that this horrible epidemic would be played out as soon as possible. does this sound natural?
A: "Just hoping that this horrible epidemic would end as soon as possible."
Played out doesnt really fit into the mood/tone of the sentence

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