Meaning of “genetic modification” in the English Dictionary

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"genetic modification" in British English

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

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genetic modificationnoun [ U ]

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PRODUCTION the process of scientifically changing the genes of plants and animals in order to create forms of them that are less likely to get diseases, will grow faster, etc.:

Several environmental groups object strongly to genetic modification, saying that it could have disatrous consequences that no-one can predict.

(Definition of “genetic modification” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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