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toxicadjective

uk   /ˈtɒk.sɪk/  us   /ˈtɑːk-/

toxic adjective (POISONOUS)

toxic adjective (UNPLEASANT)

informal very unpleasant or unacceptable informal causing you a lot of harm and unhappiness over a long period of time: toxic parents a toxic relationship
Translations of “toxic”
in Arabic سامّ…
in Korean 유독성의…
in Malaysian toksik…
in French toxique…
in Turkish zehirli…
in Italian tossico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有毒的, 引起中毒的…
in Russian токсический, ядовитый…
in Polish toksyczny, trujący…
in Vietnamese độc…
in Spanish tóxico…
in Portuguese tóxico…
in Thai มีพิษ…
in German toxisch…
in Catalan tòxic…
in Japanese 有毒な, 毒のある…
in Indonesian beracun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有毒的, 引起中毒的…
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