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1. Of or relating to contagion.
2. Transmissible by direct or indirect contact; communicable: a contagious disease.
3. Capable of transmitting a disease: stayed at home until he was no longer contagious.
4. Spreading or tending to spread from one to another; infectious: a contagious smile.

con·ta′gious·ly adv.
con·ta′gious·ness n.
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Adv.1.contagiously - in a contagious manner; "she was contagiously bubbly"


[kənˈteɪdʒəslɪ] advcontagiosamente
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