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dish

noun [C]  us   /dɪʃ/

dish noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a round, flat container with a raised edge, used for serving or holding food The dishes are all the plates, glasses, knives, forks, etc., that have been used during a meal: Who’s going to do the dishes (= clean the plates, glasses, etc.)?

dish noun [C] (FOOD)

a particular type of food or food prepared in a particular way as part of a meal: This restaurant serves both Cuban and Chinese dishes.
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