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antibacterial

Line breaks: anti|bac¦ter¦ial
Pronunciation: /ˌantɪbakˈtɪərɪəl
 
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Definition of antibacterial in English:

adjective

Active against bacteria.
Example sentences
  • The worldwide emergence of bacterial resistance to antibacterial agents has produced a need for new methods of combating bacterial infections.
  • The antibacterial soap kills most germs, while regular soap washes bacteria from the skin or transfers it to a towel.
  • Antibacterial prescribing and antibacterial resistance in English general practice: cross sectional study

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