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eat

verb [I or T] uk   us   /iːt/ (ate, eaten)
A1 to put or take food into the mouth, chew it (= crush it with the teeth), and swallow it: Do you eat meat? When I've got a cold, I don't feel like eating. We usually eat (= have a meal) at about seven o'clock.
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in Arabic يَأْكُل, يَتناوَل الطعام…
in Korean 먹다, 식사를 하다…
in Malaysian makan…
in French manger…
in Turkish yemek, yemek yemek…
in Italian mangiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吃…
in Russian есть, питаться…
in Polish jeść…
in Vietnamese ăn…
in Spanish comer…
in Portuguese comer, almoçar, jantar…
in Thai กิน, ทาน…
in German essen…
in Catalan menjar…
in Japanese 食べる, 食事をする…
in Indonesian makan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吃…
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