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English definition of “dice”

dice

noun [C] uk   /daɪs/ (plural dice) us  

dice noun [C] (GAME)

C2 (US also or old-fashioned die) a small cube (= object with six equal square sides) with a different number of spots on each side, used in games involving chance: We need two dice to play the game. You roll/throw the dice and whoever gets the highest score goes first. [U] any game involving chance in which dice are thrown: Let's play dice.

dice noun [C] (PIECE)

a small square piece of something: Cut the potatoes into small dice.
Idioms

dice

verb uk   /daɪs/ us  

dice verb (CUT)

C2 [T] to cut food into small squares: Peel and dice the potatoes. diced carrots

dice verb (GAME)

dice with death to do something extremely dangerous and silly: You're dicing with death driving at that speed on icy roads.
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