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English definition of “organophosphate”


noun [C] uk   /ɔːˌɡæn.əʊˈfɒs.feɪt/ us    /ɔːrˌɡæn.oʊˈfɑːs.feɪt/
a chemical used for killing insects and small animals that damage crops: organophosphate pesticides/poisoningPlant pathologyEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
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