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NounEdit

DNA (countable and uncountable, plural DNAs)

  1. (biochemistry) A biopolymer of deoxyribonucleic acid (a type of nucleic acid) that has four different chemical groups, called bases: adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine.
  2. (informal) That part of a person's character that has a genetic origin.
  3. (figuratively) The fundamental values or vision of an organization.

Proper nounEdit

DNA

  1. Defense Nuclear Agency.

PhraseEdit

DNA

  1. Did not answer
  2. Did not arrive (used when someone fails to keep an appointment)
  3. Did not attend
  4. Do not assume
  5. Does not apply
  6. Drugs 'n' alcohol

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DNA

  1. desoxyribonucleïnezuur (deoxyribonucleic acid)

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FrenchEdit

AbbreviationEdit

DNA

  1. Dernière Nouvelles d'Alsace ("Latest News from Alsace"), a French periodical.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English DNA.

InitialismEdit

DNA

  1. DNA

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JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English DNA.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) ディーエヌエ [dìíénúéꜜè] (Nakadaka – [5])
  • IPA(key): [diːe̞nɯ̟ᵝe̞ː]

NounEdit

DNA (katakana ディーエヌエー, rōmaji dīenuē)

  1. (genetics, biochemistry) DNA

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PolishEdit

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Proper nounEdit

DNA m, n (indeclinable)

  1. (genetics, biochemistry) Abbreviation of kwas dezoksyrybonukleinowy.

Further readingEdit

  • DNA in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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