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English definition of “French dressing”

French dressing

noun [U]    
UK a mixture of oil, vinegar, and spices, used to flavour salad: She tossed the lettuce in French dressing.Sauces, dressings, dips and pickles US a mixture of oil, mayonnaise (= a thick, cold, white sauce) and ketchup (= a thick cold red sauce) used to flavour saladSauces, dressings, dips and pickles
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