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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [non-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-buh l]
    • /ˌnɒn kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [non-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-buh l]
    • /ˌnɒn kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl/

Definitions of noncommunicable word

  • adjective noncommunicable not communicable, especially with reference to a disease that is not transmitted through contact with an infected or afflicted person. 1
  • noun noncommunicable (of a disease) That cannot be passed on to others; not infectious. 1

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noncommunicable popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Antonyms for noncommunicable

adjective noncommunicable

  • transmissible — capable of being transmitted.
  • communicable — A communicable disease is one that can be passed on to other people.
  • epizootic — Of, relating to, or denoting a disease that is temporarily prevalent and widespread in an animal population.
  • contagious — A disease that is contagious can be caught by touching people or things that are infected with it. Compare infectious.
  • inoculable — capable of being inoculated.

Top questions with noncommunicable

  • how many deaths worldwide result from noncommunicable diseases?
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