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phosphate

noun [C] uk   /ˈfɒs.feɪt/ us    /ˈfɑːs-/
a chemical compound that contains phosphorus : Most fertilizers contain nitrogen and phosphates.
Translations of “phosphate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 磷酸鹽…
in Russian фосфат…
in Turkish fosfat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 磷酸盐…
in Polish fosforan, fosfat…
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