cyanide Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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cyanidenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsaɪə.naɪd/
an ​extremelypowerfulpoison that can ​killpeople
(Definition of cyanide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cyanidenoun [U]

 us   /ˈsɑɪ·əˌnɑɪd/
an ​extremelypowerfulpoison
(Definition of cyanide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cyanide”
in Spanish cianuro…
in Vietnamese xyanua…
in Malaysian sianida…
in Thai ไซยาไนด์ ยาพิษชนิดหนึ่ง…
in French cyanure…
in German das Zyanid…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氰化物…
in Turkish siyanür, güçlü bir zehir…
in Russian цианид…
in Indonesian sianida…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氰化物…
in Polish cyjanek…
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