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English definition of “coffee”

coffee

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkɒf.i/ us    /ˈkɑː.fi/
A1 a dark brown powder with a strong flavour and smell that is made by crushing coffee beans, or a hot drink made from this powder: decaffeinated coffee fresh/instant coffee a cup of coffee Would you get some coffee when you go shopping? If I drink too much coffee, I can't sleep. Can I get you a coffee (= cup of coffee)? I'd like a black coffee (= a cup of coffee without milk), please. Do you take (= drink) your coffee white (= with milk)?
(Definition of coffee from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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