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toxicitynoun [U]

/tɒkˈsis.i.ti/  us /taːkˈsis.ə.ti/ specialized
(Definition of toxicity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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toxicitynoun [U]

 us   /tɑkˈsɪs·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​quality of being ​poisonous, or the ​degree to which something is ​poisonous
(Definition of toxicity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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toxicitynoun [U]

uk   us   /tɒkˈsɪsəti/
the fact that something is poisonous or the degree to which it is poisonous: The toxicity of the ​drug severely ​limits its use. The paint has a very ​low toxicity to children and ​household pets.
(Definition of toxicity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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