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by-productnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbaɪˌprɒd.ʌkt/  us   /-ˌprɑː.dəkt/
(Definition of by-product from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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by-productnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbaɪˌprɒdʌkt/
PRODUCTION something that is ​produced as a ​result of making something else: a by-product of sth Selenium is a by-product of copper ​refining. oil/animal/​chemical by-products
something not expected or not intended that ​happens as a ​result of something else: a by-product of sth Higher than expected ​taxrevenues were a by-product of the ​boomingeconomy.
(Definition of by-product from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “by-product”
in Chinese (Simplified) 副产品, 附带产生的后果…
in Turkish yan ürün…
in Russian побочный продукт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 副産品, 附帶産生的後果…
in Polish produkt uboczny…
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