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chew

verb [I/T]  us   /tʃu/
to crush food into smaller, softer pieces with the teeth so that it is easier to swallow: [T] The steak was tough and hard to chew.
Translations of “chew”
in Arabic يَمْضُغ…
in Korean -을 씹다…
in Malaysian kunyah…
in French mãcher…
in Turkish çiğnemek, tıka basa doldurup çiğnemek…
in Italian masticare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咀嚼, 嚼碎, (為品嚐味道而)嚼,咬…
in Russian жевать, пережевывать…
in Polish pogryźć, żuć…
in Vietnamese nhai…
in Spanish masticar, mascar…
in Portuguese mastigar…
in Thai เคี้ยว…
in German kauen…
in Catalan mastegar…
in Japanese かむ…
in Indonesian mengunyah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咀嚼, 嚼碎, (为品尝味道而)嚼,咬…
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