Definition of biotech in English:

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biotech

Pronunciation: /ˈbīōˌtek/

noun

informal
short for biotechnology.
Example sentences
  • I see a potential thriving robotics industry here, a software industry and a biotech.
  • The false story line helps generate public support for the biotech political agenda.
  • Chiron's vaccine troubles wouldn't be such a worry if its biotech drugs made up the slack.

adjective

informal
Genetically modified: biotech corn
More example sentences
  • I still hear and read about farmers who insist on growing the biotech crops no matter what.
  • It's 3003 and the biotech tweaked plants and animals are quite wonderful - but there are only a few dozen of the old species left.
  • It is that disconnect that is helping fuel the growth of the biotech food industry.

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Syllabification: bi·o·tech

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