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view main entry for pasteurizedadjective  /ˈpɑːstʃəraɪzd/
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  /ˌpɑːstʃəraɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: pasteurizationClick to listen to the pronunciation of pasteurization


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