Meaning of “fungicide” in the English Dictionary

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"fungicide" in English

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fungicidenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈfʌŋ.ɡɪ.saɪd/ /ˈfʌn.dʒɪ.saɪd/ us /ˈfʌn.dʒɪ.saɪd/ /ˈfʌŋ.ɡə.saɪd/

Examples from literature

  • A Member: In your experience are fungicides useful in handling the blight? 
  • Since the advent of the practice of spraying with fungicides to prevent mildew, the culture of the gooseberry has increased. 
  • The best general fungicide is the bordeaux mixture. 
  • The efficiency of various fungicides was tried. 
  • These are always a source of danger, even when the seed is treated with fungicides before sowing. 

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

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