ADJA notifiable disease or crime is one that must be reported to the authorities whenever it occurs, because it is considered to be dangerous to the community.
Many doctors fail to report cases, even though food poisoning is a notifiable disease.
English dictionary. 2008.
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notifiable — [nōt′ə fī΄ə bəl] adj. that must be reported to health authorities [notifiable diseases] * * * … Universalium
notifiable — [nōt′ə fī΄ə bəl] adj. that must be reported to health authorities [notifiable diseases] … English World dictionary
notifiable — Under the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1976, agreements within the UK which would impose restrictions as to price, terms and conditions, supply, manufacturing processes or potential customers must be notified to the Office of Fair Trading.… … Law dictionary
notifiable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of an infectious disease) that must be officially reported … English terms dictionary
notifiable — adjective Date: 1889 required by law to be reported to official health authorities < a notifiable disease > … New Collegiate Dictionary
notifiable — no·ti·fi·able nōt ə .fī ə bəl, .nōt ə adj required by law to be reported to official health authorities <a notifiable disease> * * * no·ti·fi·a·ble (no″tĭ fiґə bəl) necessary to be reported to a government health agency … Medical dictionary
notifiable — no|ti|fi|a|ble [ˈnəutıfaıəbəl US ˈnou ] adj BrE technical a notifiable disease or crime is one that by law must be reported to the government or to the police … Dictionary of contemporary English
notifiable — adjective BrE technical a notifiable disease is one that by law must be reported to an office of public health … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
notifiable — UK [ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪəb(ə)l] / US [ˈnoʊtɪˌfaɪəb(ə)l] / US [ˌnoʊtɪˈfaɪəb(ə)l] adjective British if a disease is notifiable, new cases of it must be reported to a public health authority … English dictionary
notifiable — /ˈnoʊtəfaɪəbəl/ (say nohtuhfuyuhbuhl) adjective requiring that notification be made to a relevant authority: a notifiable disease … Australian English dictionary