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English

Adjective

synthetic

  1. Of, or relating to synthesis.
  2. (chemistry) Produced by synthesis instead of being isolated from a natural source (but may be identical to a product so obtained).
  3. Artificial, not genuine.
  4. (grammar) Pertaining to the joining of bound morphemes in a word. Compare analytic.

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Noun

synthetic

  1. A synthetic compound.

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