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English definition of “organophosphate”


noun [C]     /ɔːˌɡæn.əʊˈfɒs.feɪt/ US  /ɔːrˌɡæn.oʊˈfɑːs.feɪt/
a chemical used for killing insects and small animals that damage crops: organophosphate pesticides/poisoningPlant pathologyEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
(Definition of organophosphate noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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