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antibiotic

noun [C]  /ˌænt·i·bɑɪˈɑt̬·ɪk, ˌæn·tɑɪ-/ us  
a medicine or chemical that can destroy harmful bacteria in the body or limit their growth: I’m taking an antibiotic for a throat infection.
Translations of “antibiotic”
in Korean 항생제…
in Arabic مُضادّ حَيَويّ…
in French antibiotique…
in Turkish antibiyotik…
in Italian antibiotico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抗生素,抗菌素…
in Russian антибиотик…
in Polish antybiotyk…
in Spanish antibiótico…
in Portuguese antibiótico…
in German das Antibiotikum…
in Catalan antibiòtic…
in Japanese 抗生物質, 抗生剤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抗生素,抗菌素…
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