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January 23, 2023

Word of the Day: Endemic

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Word of the Day : January 23, 2023

endemic \en-DEM-ik\ adjective

What It Means

Endemic means “growing or existing in a certain place or region.” It can also mean “common in a particular area or field.”

// Our children were excited to finally see wild giant pandas—endemic to just three provinces in south-central China—during our family vacation.

// Although he discovered that low wages were endemic to his line of work, he continued to pursue his passion.

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Aired January 23, 2023

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