plague

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: plāg, IPA: /pleɪɡ/ or [pʰl̥eɪɡ]
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Noun[change]

Singular
plague

Plural
plagues

  1. (pathology) A plague is a contagious bacterial disease which causes fever and delirium.
  2. A plague is an unusual number of insects or animals infesting a place and causing damage.

Verb[change]

Plain form
plague

Third-person singular
plagues

Past tense
plagued

Past participle
plagued

Present participle
plaguing

  1. (transitive) If something is plagued, it is constantly affected by problems.
    LaGuardia airport is plagued with aircraft delays.