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synthetic

adjective

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1 produced by humans rather than natural processes
  • that organic farm doesn't use any pesticides or synthetic fertilizers

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2 being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials
  • synthetic fur collars
  • boots of waterproof synthetic leather

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synthetic

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Synonyms & Antonyms of synthetic (Entry 2 of 2)

as in simulation

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The first known use of synthetic was in 1697

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“Synthetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/synthetic. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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