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English definition of “cheese”


noun [C or U] uk   /tʃiːz/ us  
A1 a food made from milk, that can be either firm or soft and is usually yellow or white in colour: Would you like a slice/piece of cheese with your bread? goat's cheese You need 250 grams of grated cheese for this recipe. I like soft French cheeses such as Brie and Camembert. I prefer hard cheeses, like cheddar. cheese and biscuitsCheese
(Definition of cheese from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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