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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGMOGMO /ˌdʒiː em ˈəʊ $ -ˈoʊ/ noun [countable]  (genetically modified organism) a plant or other living thing whose genes have been changed by scientists, especially in order to make it less likely to get diseases or be harmed by insects etcGMO adjective [only before noun] GMO crops
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GMOThe directive requires more stringent risk assessments before GMOs are released and close monitoring afterwards.In the future we will see a range of valuable new GMOs.The move, on Thursday, will end a three-year moratorium on the commercial use of GMOs.The development of biocontrol systems is, however, not solely dependent on the use of GMOs.I think GMOs are absolutely integral.
From Longman Business DictionaryGMOGMO noun [countable] FARMINGgenetically modified organism; a substance used to change the GENETIC (= the materials that control the development of particular qualities) structure of plants so that they are not affected by certain diseases or harmful insectsGMOs could revolutionise crop production in less than five years.
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