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Definition of communicable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    communicable

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//kəˈmyunɪkəbl//
     
     
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  1. 1(of a disease) that someone can pass on to other people communicable diseases such as measles and chicken pox
  2. 2(formal) that someone can communicate to someone else The value of the product must be communicable to the potential consumers.
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