Translation of "germ" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /dʒɜːm/ us /dʒɝːm/

germ noun (ORGANISM)

C1 [ C usually plural ] a very small organism that causes disease

Wash your hands so you don't get germs on the food. 洗洗手,你就不會把細菌弄到食物上了。
Rats and flies spread germs. 老鼠和蒼蠅傳播病菌。

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germ noun (AMOUNT)

germ of sth C2 [ S ]

a small amount, usually one that develops into something large or important

He found the germ of an idea in an old newspaper. 他的想法萌生於一份舊報紙。

(Translation of “germ” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)