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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “pesticide”

pesticide

noun [C or U]     /ˈpes.tɪ.saɪd/ US  /-t̬ə-/
a chemical substance used to kill harmful insects, small animals, wild plants and other unwanted organisms
杀虫剂,农药
The pesticides that farmers spray on their crops kill pests but they can also damage people's health.
农民在作物上喷洒的农药在杀死害虫的同时也会危害人们的健康。
→ Compare herbicide, insecticidePlant pathologyImproving fertility and pest control
(Definition of pesticide noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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