Definition of cruelty-free in English:

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cruelty-free

Pronunciation: /ˈkro͞oəltēˌfrē/

adjective

(Of cosmetics or other commercial products) manufactured or developed by methods that do not involve experimentation on animals.
Example sentences
  • Many natural products are cruelty-free, too (again, check the label), so you can rest assured that no cute little bunnies had to suffer for your vanity.
  • These cruelty-free products have not been certified by the Federal Food and Drug Administration authorities.
  • Most major companies advertise cruelty-free products and the idea of testing on humans is much more widespread.

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Syllabification: cru·el·ty-free

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