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microbiology

view main entry for microbiologynoun [uncountable]  /ˌmaɪkroʊbaɪˈɑlədʒi/
American English pronunciation: microbiologyClick to listen to the pronunciation of microbiology

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microbiological

  /ˌmaɪkroʊˌbaɪəˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l/  adjective
American English pronunciation: microbiologicalClick to listen to the pronunciation of microbiological

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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