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biotechnology

noun [U] uk   /ˌbaɪ.əʊ.tekˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-oʊ.tekˈnɑː.lə-/ (informal biotech, uk   /ˈbaɪ.əʊ.tek/  us   /-oʊ-/ )
the use of living things, especially cells and bacteria, in industrial processes: a biotech company/firm
Translations of “biotechnology”
in Vietnamese công nghệ sinh học…
in Spanish Biotecnología…
in Thai เทคโนโลยีชีวภาพ…
in Malaysian bioteknologi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物技術, 生物工藝學…
in Indonesian bioteknologi…
in Russian биотехнология…
in Turkish biyoteknoloji…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物技术, 生物工艺学…
in Polish biotechnologia…
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