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English definition of “spice”

spice

noun [C/U]    /spɑɪs/
a flavoring for food made from part of a plant, such as its fruit, seeds, or root, usually dried and often made into a powder: [C] Cinnamon, ginger, and cloves are all spices. [U] This curry needs a little more spice. Spice can also mean excitement or interest: [U] "Variety is the spice of life" is a common expression.
(Definition of spice noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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