toxic Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “toxic” - English Dictionary

"toxic" in American English

See all translations

toxicadjective

 us   /ˈtɑk·sɪk/
biology, chemistry poisonous, or ​relating to ​poisonoussubstances
(Definition of toxic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of toxic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"toxic" in Business English

See all translations

toxicadjective

uk   us   /ˈtɒksɪk/
poisonous: toxic to sb/sth These substances can be toxic to ​humans.toxic chemical/substance/material The ​company has ​cut toxic ​chemicals from its ​printingprocess.
very unpleasant or unacceptable: The atmosphere at ​work had become ​positively toxic.
(Definition of toxic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toxic”
in Korean 유독성의…
in Arabic سامّ…
in Malaysian toksik…
in French toxique…
in Russian токсический, ядовитый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有毒的, 引起中毒的…
in Italian tossico…
in Turkish zehirli…
in Polish toksyczny, trujący…
in Spanish tóxico…
in Vietnamese độc…
in Portuguese tóxico…
in Thai มีพิษ…
in German toxisch…
in Catalan tòxic…
in Japanese 有毒な, 毒のある…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有毒的, 引起中毒的…
in Indonesian beracun…
What is the pronunciation of toxic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“toxic” in Business English

Word of the Day

procession

a line of people who are all walking or travelling in the same direction, especially in a formal way as part of a religious ceremony or public celebration

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More