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British pronunciation of 

infectious

view main entry for infectious adjective  /ɪnˈfekʃəs/
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infectiously

adverb

infectiousness

noun [uncountable]

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Adinkra

a symbol named after King Adinkra, used in West Africa in fabric and on other items

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