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beer

noun uk   /bɪər/ us    /bɪr/
A1 [U or C] an alcoholic drink made from grain and hops (= a type of plant): He asked for a pint of beer. This beer is brewed in Mexico.A1 [C] a glass or container of this drink: After a hard day's work I enjoy a beer or two.
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in Korean 맥주…
in Arabic جِعة, بيرة…
in French bière…
in Turkish bira…
in Italian birra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 啤酒, 啤酒瓶,啤酒杯,盛啤酒的容器…
in Russian пиво…
in Polish piwo…
in Spanish cerveza…
in Portuguese cerveja…
in German das Bier…
in Catalan cervesa…
in Japanese ビール…
in Chinese (Simplified) 啤酒, 啤酒瓶,啤酒杯…
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