Focus on the pronunciation of pharmaceutical
English definition of “pharmaceutical”
/ˌfɑrməˈsuːtɪkəl/ noun [C, usually plural]
› a medicine: Pharmaceuticals account for 10% of the country's non-oil exports.
› FINANCE, STOCK MARKET shares in companies connected with the production of medicines: Pharmaceuticals rose and airline stocks fell after the outbreak of swine flu. → See also generic pharmaceuticals