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acoustic

view main entry for acoustic adjective  /əˈkustɪk/
British English pronunciation: acousticClick to listen to the pronunciation of acoustic

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acoustically

  /əˈkustɪkli/ adverb
British English pronunciation: acousticallyClick to listen to the pronunciation of acoustically

free-from

used to describe foods which don't contain ingredients such as wheat, dairy products etc …

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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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