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laboratorynoun [C]

uk   /ləˈbɒr.ə.tər.i/  us   /ˈlæb.rə.tɔːr.i/ (informal lab)
B1 a room or building with scientific equipment for doing scientific tests or for teaching science, or a place where chemicals or medicines are produced: research laboratories a computer laboratory Laboratory tests suggest that the new drug may be used to treat cancer.
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in Arabic مُخْتَبَر, مَعْمَل…
in Korean 실험실…
in Malaysian makmal…
in French laboratoire…
in Turkish laboratuvar…
in Italian laboratorio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 實驗室, 實驗大樓…
in Russian лаборатория…
in Polish laboratorium, pracownia…
in Vietnamese phòng thí nghiệm…
in Spanish laboratorio…
in Portuguese laboratório…
in Thai ห้องทดลอง…
in German das Laboratorium…
in Catalan laboratori…
in Japanese 実験室, 研究室…
in Indonesian laboratorium…
in Chinese (Simplified) 实验室, 实验大楼…
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