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noun [uncountable] DNA fingerprinting pronunciation in British English /ˌdiː en eɪ ˈfɪŋɡə(r)ˌprɪntɪŋ/

or DNA profiling DNA fingerprinting pronunciation in British English /ˌdiː en eɪ ˈprəʊfaɪlɪŋ/

or DNA testing DNA fingerprinting pronunciation in British English /ˌdiː en eɪ ˈtestɪŋ/

  1. the scientific examination of someone’s DNA to find out whether they are someone’s father, whether they have committed a crime etc

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