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    pandemic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pandemic

    Definition
    (noun) an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world Definition
    (adj) epidemic over a wide geographical area
    Example Sentence
    • a pandemic outbreak of malaria
    Definition
    (adj) existing everywhere
    Example Sentence
    • pandemic fear of nuclear war
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pandemic

Just to remind you: <br> demos = people <br> epi = top <br> pan = all <br> <br> So, epidemic means spread in a small area. Pandemic means spread in across countries etc., Further epidemic is any undesirable thing where pandemic is used only in

sounds like "epidemic" which also means widespread

pandemic,epidemic,endemic....say pandemic is whole world,epidemic whole country and endemic is for a city or particular in a community

the end "demic" also fits for epidemic.. and it is a synonym for pandemic..

Epidemic is confined to a small grp of people... epidemic diseases might to confined to a country... whereas pandemic is widespread...NOT confined.. like H1N1 virus

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PAN+epidemic—habit of eating PAN is WIDESPREAD

in a pan(frying) every liquid gets spread , so pandemic is sth wide spread, a widespread disease .

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