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English definition of “photosynthesis”

photosynthesis

noun [U]     /ˌfəʊ.təʊˈsɪn.θə.sɪs/ US  /ˌfoʊ.t̬oʊ-/
the process by which a plant uses the energy from the light of the sun to produce its own foodFlowers - general wordsFlowers and flowering plants photosynthesize (UK usually photosynthesise)     /-saɪz/ verb [I or T]
(Definition of photosynthesis noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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