Meaning of “bacterial” in the English Dictionary

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"bacterial" in British English

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bacterialadjective

uk /bækˈtɪə.ri.əl/ us /bækˈtɪr.i.əl/

caused by, made from, or relating to bacteria:

a bacterial infection

(Definition of “bacterial” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bacterial" in American English

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bacterialadjective [ not gradable ]

us /bækˈtɪər·i·əl/

relating to or caused by bacteria :

My sore throat came from a bacterial infection.

(Definition of “bacterial” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)