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butter

noun [U] uk   /ˈbʌt.ər/ us    /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ/
A1 a pale yellow solid food containing a lot of fat that is made from cream and is spread on bread or used in cooking: We were served scones with butter and jam. Have some bread and butter (= bread spread with butter). a butter dish
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butter

verb [T] uk   /ˈbʌt.ər/ us    /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ/
to spread butter on something
buttered
adjective uk   /ˈbʌt.əd/ us    /ˈbʌt̬.ɚd/
buttered toast
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Translations of “butter”
in Korean 버터…
in Arabic زُبْدة…
in French beurre…
in Turkish tereyağ…
in Italian burro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奶油,牛油…
in Russian масло…
in Polish masło…
in Spanish mantequilla…
in Portuguese manteiga…
in German die Butter…
in Catalan mantega…
in Japanese バター…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黄油…
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