Definition of 'endemic'
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More troubling is the endemic problem of which it is a symptom. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our advice is that in endemic areas you should keep cats indoors and dogs on the lead. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What is meant by the term endemic disease? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)There is another area where false accusations have become endemic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The watchdog said the problem was endemic in the industry. The Sun (2014)The perception today is of an organisation in which corruption is endemic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These diseases are referred to as endemic diseases. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)It is an endemic problem for natural resources companies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The disease then becomes endemic and one is committed to a continuing policy of annual vaccination. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In this case we say the disease has become endemic. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Calling for a public inquiry can really be the beginning of the end of this endemic national problem. The Sun (2012) Corruption remains endemic and inflation high. Times, Sunday Times (2011)By now, sabotage has become endemic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thus disregard for the law, petty bribery and corruption were endemic. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Promised bureaucratic and rural reforms will take effect only slowly, not least because corruption is endemic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Knife crime has become endemic. The Sun (2009)It now has endemic unemployment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is still no need to panic, but if you are in an endemic area you should keep your cats indoors. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He added: 'It is time to get tough on this endemic crime. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He said: 'It is a sort of corruption that has become endemic in the system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Of course, by no means all victims are rich: poor on poor crime is more endemic still. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Medical experts tell us this could be mainly due to the large influx into the UK of people from countries where the illness is endemic. The Sun (2014)It should stop subsidising incompetent providers and employers through the New Deal and allow failure to become an endemic part of the system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: endemic ADJECTIVE
If a disease or illness is endemic in a place, it is frequently found among the people who live there.
Polio was then endemic among children my age.
Definition of endemic from the Collins English Dictionary
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