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dough

noun uk   /dəʊ/ us    /doʊ/

dough noun (FLOUR)

[C or U] flour mixed with water and often yeast, fat, or sugar, so that it is ready for baking: bread dough pastry dough She kneaded the dough and left it to rise.

dough noun (MONEY)

[U] old-fashioned slang money: I don't want to work but I need the dough.
Translations of “dough”
in Korean 도우, 반죽…
in Arabic عَجين…
in French pâte…
in Turkish hamur…
in Italian pasta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麵粉, 麵團,麵坯…
in Russian тесто…
in Polish ciasto…
in Spanish Masa, Pasta…
in Portuguese massa…
in German der Teig…
in Catalan massa…
in Japanese パン生地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面粉, 面团,面坯…
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