Translation of "pesticide" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] uk /ˈpes.tɪ.saɪd/ us /ˈpes.tə.saɪd/

a chemical substance used to kill harmful insects, small animals, wild plants, and other unwanted organisms

The pesticides that farmers spray on their crops kill pests, but they can also damage people's health. 農民在作物上噴灑的農藥在殺死害蟲的同時也會危害人們的健康。
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(Translation of “pesticide” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)