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synthetic

adjective uk   /sɪnˈθet.ɪk/  us   /-ˈθet̬-/
Synthetic products are made from artificial substances, often copying a natural product: synthetic fibres disapproving false or artificial: She criticized the synthetic charm of television presenters.
synthetically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
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