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English definition of “carcinogen”


noun [C]     /kɑːˈsɪnədʒən/
a substance that can cause cancer (= a disease when cells in your body grow in an uncontrolled way) Cancer
carcinogenic     /ˌkɑːsɪnəʊˈdʒenɪk/ adjective carcinogenic chemicals
(Definition of carcinogen noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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