Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “biosecurity”

biosecurity

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈbaɪəʊsɪˌkjʊərəti/ US   /ˌbaɪəʊsɪˈkjʊərəti/
actions that are taken to prevent damage from biological threats: The government is considering biosecurity measures to prevent the spread of bird flu.
(Definition of biosecurity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of biosecurity?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “biosecurity” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More