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Definition of biotechnology noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

biotechnology

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌbaɪoʊtɛkˈnɑlədʒi//
 
(informal biotech
NAmE//ˈbaɪoʊˌtɛk//
 
)
[uncountable] (technology)
 
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the use of living cells and bacteria in industrial and scientific processes
biotechnological
 
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NAmE//ˌbaɪoʊˌtɛknəˈlɑdʒɪkl//
 
biotechnological research
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: biotechnology