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|part of speech:
||the act of infecting or an instance or state of being infected.
||contamination or invasion by germs or disease.
The infection of one person could lead to an epidemic.
||an agent causing such contamination or invasion, such as a contaminated substance or contagious disease.
||influence, usu. corrupting, on ideas, attitudes, or the like, as though by contagion.
||ailment, bug, complaint, illness, poison