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English definition of “cream”


noun     /kriːm/
A2 [U] the thick, yellowish-white liquid that forms on the top of milk: strawberries and cream Do you like cream in your coffee?UK a cream cake (= cake with cream in it)Dairy products and eggs A2 [U] the colour of creamBlack, white and grey B1 [C or U] a soft substance that you rub into your skin: face/hand cream moisturizing cream Put some sun cream on to protect your face.Toiletry and perfumes [C] a type of sweet that is soft inside: chocolate/peppermint creamsSweets [U] a thick liquid used for cleaning things: cream cleanerCleaning agents cream of mushroom, tomato, etc. soup soup that has been made into a smooth thick liquid and usually has cream in itSoups
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