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English definition of “barbecue sauce”

barbecue sauce

noun [C or U]    
a spicy sauce that is used to flavour food cooked on a barbecueSauces, dressings, dips and pickles
(Definition of barbecue sauce noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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