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English definition of “dressing”

dressing

noun uk   /ˈdres.ɪŋ/ us  

dressing noun (SALAD)

[C or U] a liquid mixture, often containing oil, vinegar, and herbs, added to food, especially saladsSauces, dressings, dips and pickles

dressing noun (INJURY)

[C] a covering that is put on a cut or an area of damaged skin to protect itMedical dressings, supports and devices
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