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English definition of “crème brûlée”

crème brûlée

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌkrem.bruːˈleɪ/ us  
a sweet food made from custard (= a sweet, soft mixture of milk, eggs, and sugar) with hard, burnt sugar on topPuddings, desserts and ices
(Definition of crème brûlée from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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