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English definition of “E number”

E number

noun [C]    
any of a set of numbers with the letter E in front of them that are used on containers of food in the European Union to show which particular approved chemical has been added to the foodAdditives in food and drinks
(Definition of E number noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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