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Russian translation of “germ”

germ

noun     /dʒɜːm/
[C] a very small living thing that causes disease
микроб, бактерия
Wash your hands before cooking so that you don't spread germs.Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
the germ of sth the beginning of something
зачаток, зародыш
the germ of a brilliant idea Beginnings and starts
(Definition of germ noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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