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synthetic

adjective     /sɪnˈθet.ɪk/ US  /-ˈθet̬-/
describes products that are made from artificial substances, often copying a natural product: synthetic fibresNatural and artificialIndustry and industrial processes disapproving false or artificial: She criticized the synthetic charm of television presenters.Natural and artificial synthetically     /-ɪ.kəl.i/ adverb Natural and artificial
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