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Meaning of “genetic” in the English Dictionary

"genetic" in British English

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geneticadjective

uk   /dʒəˈnet.ɪk/  us   /-ˈnet̬-/
C1 belonging or ​relating to genes (= ​parts of the ​DNA in ​cells)received by each ​animal or ​plant from ​itsparents: a genetic defect/​disease

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genetically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of genetic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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geneticadjective

 us   /dʒəˈnet̬·ɪk/
biology relating to the ​biologicalprocess by which the characteristics of ​living things are ​passed from ​parents to ​children
genetically
adverb  us   /dʒəˈnet̬·ɪ·kli/
genetically ​engineeredplants
(Definition of genetic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “genetic”
in Arabic جيني…
in Korean 유전적인…
in Portuguese genético…
in Catalan genètic…
in Japanese 遺伝子の, 遺伝子に関する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基因的, 遗传信息的…
in Turkish genlerle ilgili/ilişkin…
in Russian генетический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基因的, 遺傳訊息的…
in Italian genetico…
in Polish genetyczny…
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