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"organism" in British English

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organismnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɔː.ɡən.ɪ.zəm/  us   /ˈɔːr-/
a ​singlelivingplant, ​animal, ​virus, etc.: Amoebae and ​bacteria are single-celled organisms.
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(Definition of organism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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organismnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɔr·ɡəˌnɪz·əm/
biology a ​singlelivingplant, ​animal, or other ​living thing
(Definition of organism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “organism”
in Korean 유기체…
in Arabic كائن حَي…
in Malaysian organisma…
in French organisme…
in Russian организм, микроорганизм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物體, 有機體, 微生物…
in Italian organismo…
in Turkish organizma…
in Polish organizm…
in Spanish organismo…
in Vietnamese sinh vật…
in Portuguese organismo…
in Thai สิ่งมีชีวิต…
in German der Organismus…
in Catalan organisme…
in Japanese 有機体…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物体, 有机体, 微生物…
in Indonesian organisme…
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