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English definition of “biotechnology”


noun [U or C]     /ˌbaɪəʊtekˈnɒlədʒi/ (plural biotechnologies) (also informal biotech)
PRODUCTION the use of living things, especially cells and bacteria, in industrial processes: They are active in the field of biotechnology. It is the world's largest biotechnology organization.
biotechnological adjective (also informal biotech)
(Definition of biotechnology noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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