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One entry found for infect.
Main Entry: in·fect
Pronunciation: in-primarystressfekt
Function: verb
1 : to contaminate with a disease-producing substance or germ <infected bedding>
2 a : to pass a germ or disease to <coughing people who infect others> b : to enter and cause disease in <bacteria that infect wounds> c : to become copied to <a virus has infected the computer>
3 : to cause to share one's feelings <infected everyone with his enthusiasm>
- in·fec·tor /-primarystressfek-tschwar/ noun

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