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English definition of “antiseptic”


adjective     /ˌæn.tiˈsep.tɪk/ US  /-t̬i-/
completely free from infection : In the 1870s and 1880s, doctors began to follow the principles of antiseptic surgery .Preventing infection disapproving too clean and showing no imagination and character : There's an antiseptic feeling to the new town centre , with its covered shopping mall .Tedious and uninspiring
(Definition of antiseptic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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