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occupa'tional disease'




1. Also called industrial disease. a disease caused by the conditions or hazards of a particular occupation.
2. a trait or tendency that develops among members of a particular profession: Cynicism was thought to be an occupational disease of reporters.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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