contracting

contracting
noun
becoming infected
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catching cold is sometimes unavoidable

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the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic

Syn: ↑catching
Derivationally related forms: ↑contract, ↑catching (for: ↑catching)
Hypernyms: ↑acquiring, ↑getting

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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