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Capable of being transmitted to others
“However, conjunctivitis caused by the common cold is very infectious and can spread rapidly between people.”
Liable to spread infection
“Some of the cheapest meat is stripped by machines and high-pressure jets from the bone, which is likely to be highly infectious in a sick cow.”
Likely to spread or influence others in a rapid manner
“The balance of chilly remove and infectious abandon that Morton conveys adds much to Morvern's allure.”
Of, relating to, or caused by bacteria
Suffering from disease
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