infection

US /ɪnˈfɛkʃən/

UK /ɪnˈfekʃn/

A2
  • noun
  • (Computers) Having a computer virus
  • Making or becoming sick with a bacteria/virus
  • Act of making people feel the same emotion you are

Examples

The drug must be taken from the onset of the infection.

They want to prevent the infection spreading to other parts of the body.

The infection is passed on through the horse feed.