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Definition of carcinogenic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

carcinogenic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌkɑːsɪnəˈdʒenɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːrsɪnəˈdʒenɪk//
 
 
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likely to cause cancer the carcinogenic effects of some pesticides used on fruit
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