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petrochemicalnoun [C]

 us   /ˌpe·troʊˈkem·ɪ·kəl/
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petrochemicalnoun [C]

uk   /ˌpet.rəʊˈkem.ɪ.kəl/  us   /ˌpet.roʊˈkem.ɪ.kəl/
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petrochemicalnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌpetrəˈkemɪkəl/ NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION
one of the chemical substances obtained from oil or natural gas: Less than a third of the raw materials used by the group are petrochemicals.
petrochemicals [plural]
products made from the chemical substances obtained from oil or natural gas: Our society is heavily dependent on oil-based goods such as plastics and petrochemicals. a petrochemicals company/business/plant
petrochemicals [U]
(also the petrochemical industry) the industry that produces petrochemicals: Half the workers in this state are employed in petrochemicals.
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