biotech

biotech
biotech bi‧o‧tech [ˈbaɪəʊtek ǁ ˈbaɪoʊ-] adjective [only before a noun]
relating to biotechnology:

• biotech companies

• the biotech industry

• Biotech stocks have been the market's hottest performers.

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Ⅰ.
biotech UK US /ˈbaɪəʊˌtek/ adjective INFORMAL
BIOTECHNOLOGICAL(Cf. ↑biotechnological): »

It will be the first biotech company to tap the public markets.

Ⅱ.
biotech UK US /ˈbaɪəʊˌtek/ noun [U] INFORMAL
BIOTECHNOLOGY(Cf. ↑biotechnology): »

There have been huge numbers of advances in biotech since the beginning of the new millennium.

[C] a company that uses biotechnology: »

Most biotechs have not suffered greatly in the recent economic downturn.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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