Notifiable disease



notifiable disease no·ti·fi·a·ble disease (nō’tə-fī’ə-bəl)
n.
A disease that must be reported to public health authorities at the time it is diagnosed because it is potentially dangerous to human or animal health. Also called reportable disease.

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    [noh-tuh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌnoʊ tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a formal or informing. 2. an act or instance of , making known, or giving notice; notice. 3. a written or printed notice, announcement, or warning: Notifications were mailed to the winners. /ˌnəʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of notifying 2. a formal announcement 3. something that notifies; […]

  • Notified

    [noh-tuh-fahy] /ˈnoʊ təˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), notified, notifying. 1. to inform (someone) or give to: to notify the police of a crime. 2. Chiefly British. to make known; give information of: The sale was notified in the newspapers. /ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪ/ verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to inform; tell 2. (mainly Brit) to draw attention […]



  • Notifier

    [noh-tuh-fahy] /ˈnoʊ təˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), notified, notifying. 1. to inform (someone) or give to: to notify the police of a crime. 2. Chiefly British. to make known; give information of: The sale was notified in the newspapers. /ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪ/ verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to inform; tell 2. (mainly Brit) to draw attention […]

  • Not if one can help it

    Only without one’s agreement, only if one cannot prevent it. For example, Is he taking a second job?—Not if his wife can help it, or He’s not riding on the back of that motorcycle, not if I can help it. This idiom uses help in the sense of “prevent” or “cause to be otherwise.” [ […]



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