chemically


chemically
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chemical UK US /ˈkemɪkəl/ noun [C]
any basic substance which is used in or produced by a reaction involving changes to atoms or molecules: »

The government has pledged to reduce the amount of chemicals used in food production.

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Each year, factories release millions of tonnes of toxic chemicals into the atmosphere.

Ⅱ.
chemical UK US /ˈkemɪkəl/ adjective
relating to chemicals: »

The chemical industry produces such things as petrochemicals, drugs, paint, and rubber.

chemically adverb
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The fund provides money to clean up chemically polluted industrial sites.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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