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Translation of "germ" - English-Russian dictionary

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 ideaBeginnings and starts
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