Meaning of “pesticide” in the English Dictionary

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"pesticide" in British English

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(Definition of “pesticide” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pesticide" in American English

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pesticidenoun [ C ]

us /ˈpes·təˌsɑɪd/

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"pesticide" in Business English

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pesticidenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpestɪsaɪd/ us 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.

(Definition of “pesticide” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)