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pesticide

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpestɪsaɪd/ ENVIRONMENT, PRODUCTION
a chemical substance used to kill organisms that are not wanted, such as harmful insects or small animals: Environmentalists called for cuts in pesticide use. →  Compare agrochemical
Translations of “pesticide”
in Chinese (Traditional) 殺蟲劑,農藥…
in Russian пестицид…
in Turkish haşere ilacı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杀虫剂,农药…
in Polish pestycyd…
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