genetically modified

adj.
Genetically modified is used with these nouns: ↑corn, ↑crop, ↑food, ↑ingredient

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • genetically modified — adjective Altered through genetic engineering (abbrev GM) • • • Main Entry: ↑genetic * * * geˌnetically ˈmodified 7 [genetically modified] adjective (abbr. GM …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetically-modified — geˌnetically ˈmodified abbreviation GM adjective FARMING genetically modified foods and plants have had their Genetic (= the materials that control the development of particular qualities) structure changed so that they are not affected by… …   Financial and business terms

  • genetically modified — UK US adjective PRODUCTION ► GM(Cf. ↑GM) …   Financial and business terms

  • genetically modified — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of an organism) containing genetic material that has been artificially altered so as to produce a desired characteristic …   English terms dictionary

  • genetically modified — ADJ: usu ADJ n Genetically modified plants and animals have had one or more genes changed, for example so that they resist pests and diseases better. Genetically modified food contains ingredients made from genetically modified plants or animals …   English dictionary

  • genetically modified — ge.netically modified adj also ge.netically engin eered GM genetically modified foods or plants have had their genetic structure changed so that they are not affected by particular diseases or harmful insects …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • genetically modified — ge|net|i|cal|ly mod|i|fied [ dʒə,netıkli madı,faıd ] adjective a genetically modified substance or crop has had its genetic structure changed in order to make it more suited to a particular purpose …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • genetically modified — UK [dʒəˌnetɪklɪ ˈmɒdɪfaɪd] / US [dʒəˌnetɪklɪ ˈmɑdɪˌfaɪd] adjective a genetically modified plant or animal has had its genetic structure changed in order to make it more suitable for a particular purpose …   English dictionary

  • genetically modified — adjective Produced by genetic modification; abbreviation GM. Syn: genetically engineered …   Wiktionary

  • genetically modified — adjective (of an organism) containing genetic material that has been artificially altered so as to produce a desired characteristic …   English new terms dictionary

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