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inorganic

adjective [not gradable]  /ˌɪn·ɔrˈɡæn·ɪk/ us  
not consisting of living material, or relating to substances that do not contain living material: Rocks and metals are inorganic. inorganic chemistry
Translations of “inorganic”
in Spanish inorgánico…
in French inorganique…
in German unorganisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無生物的, 無機的…
in Russian неорганический…
in Turkish cansız şeylerden oluşan, cansız, inorganik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无生物的, 无机的…
in Polish nieorganiczny…
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