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noun plague pronunciation in British English /pleɪɡ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] any serious disease that spreads quickly to a lot of people and usually ends in death

    a plague of cholera

    1. a.

      the plague

      a disease that spreads quickly, causing a high fever, lumps on parts of your body, and in the past usually death
  2. 2
    [singular] something that is very common and harmful

    the plague of violence in America today

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… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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