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food

noun [C or U] uk   us   /fuːd/
A1 something that people and animals eat, or plants absorb, to keep them alive: baby food cat food plant food There was a lot of food and drink at the party. I'm allergic to certain foods.
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Translations of “food”
in Arabic طَعام…
in Korean 음식…
in Malaysian makanan…
in French nourriture…
in Turkish yiyecek, besin, gıda…
in Italian cibo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 食品, (供植物生長的)養料…
in Russian пища, еда…
in Polish jedzenie, żywność, pożywienie…
in Vietnamese lương thực…
in Spanish comida, alimento…
in Portuguese comida, alimento…
in Thai อาหาร…
in German das Essen, das Futter…
in Catalan aliments, menjar…
in Japanese 食べ物…
in Indonesian makanan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 食品, (供植物生长的)养料…
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