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Meaning of “antibacterial” in the English Dictionary

"antibacterial" in British English

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antibacterialadjective

uk   /ˌæn.ti.bækˈtɪə.ri.əl/  us   /-t̬i.bækˈtɪr.i-/
intended to ​kill or ​reduce the ​harmfuleffects of ​bacteriaespecially when used on the ​skin: an antibacterial ​facialwash
(Definition of antibacterial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “antibacterial”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指用于皮肤)抗菌的,杀菌的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指用於皮膚)抗菌的,殺菌的…
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