bacterial Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"bacterial" in British English

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bacterialadjective

uk   /bækˈtɪə.ri.əl/  us   /-ˈtɪr.i-/
caused by, made from, or ​relating to ​bacteria: a bacterial ​infection bacterial ​contamination/​growth
(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 ​sorethroat came from a bacterial ​infection.
(Definition of bacterial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bacterial”
in Arabic بَكتيري…
in Korean 세균의…
in Portuguese bacteriano…
in Catalan bacterià…
in Japanese バクテリアの, 細菌性の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 细菌的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 細菌的…
in Italian batterico…
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