Definition of disease-free in English:



  • Not suffering from, contaminated by, or exposed to a particular disease.

    ‘all three patients remained disease-free four years after diagnosis’
    ‘the farm was declared disease-free’
    • ‘A majority of the patients (six) remain completely disease-free one to two years after the treatment.’
    • ‘This would confirm that they were, in fact, clinically disease-free.’
    • ‘Emergency vaccination can help contain the disease quickly if it is used to create barriers between infected zones and disease-free zones.’
    • ‘He says shutting down the industry is the only way to ensure Alberta's wild elk population remains disease-free.’
    • ‘Of this group, 90% experienced growth of new, healthy blood cells, and 18 remain disease-free.’
    • ‘The quest for disease-free apples began in 1907 at the University of Illinois.’
    • ‘The minister said that Ireland currently enjoys a most favourable forest pest and disease-free status.’
    • ‘The country's beef exports to the EU come from the disease-free zone in the south of the state.’
    • ‘Here in the sanctuary we've established a disease-free group.’
    • ‘In the study, patients achieved disease-free and overall survival outcomes which set a new survival standard for the drug.’
    • ‘After 18 years no difference was seen in overall survival or in disease-free survival.’
    • ‘The patient described in this report had an excellent outcome and is disease-free after 4 years without systemic chemotherapy.’
    • ‘There is some assurance that buildings won't collapse, fire doors will work, and restaurant food will be disease-free - but it's nowhere near perfect.’
    • ‘Buy certified seed stock, which is guaranteed disease-free.’
    • ‘Plant only well cleaned, high quality, disease-free seed with a germination of 80 percent or greater.’
    • ‘Both animals are disease-free and generally devour 1,000 to 2,000 mosquitoes each day during the warmer months.’
    healthy, in good condition, toned, fit, physically fit, hale and hearty, in good shape, in fine fettle, in trim, disease-free, undamaged, uninjured, unimpaired
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