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aperitif

noun [C] uk   /əˌper.ɪˈtiːf/ us  
an alcoholic drink, especially one that is drunk before a meal: Would you like an aperitif before dinner?
Translations of “aperitif”
in Spanish Aperitivo…
in Korean 식전 마시는 소량의 술, 반주…
in Arabic أبارتيف (أي مشروب كحولي قبل الأكل)…
in Portuguese aperitivo…
in Catalan aperitiu…
in Japanese 食前酒…
in Italian aperitivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指餐前的)開胃酒…
in Russian аперитив…
in Turkish yemekten önce alınan içki, aperatif…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指餐前的)开胃酒…
in Polish aperitif…
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