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lite

adjective uk   /laɪt/ us  

lite adjective (FOOD)

used for describing food or drink that contains fewer calories than usual and is therefore less likely to make you fat: a lite yogurt

lite adjective (NOT SERIOUS)

used for describing things that are not serious and that are easy to understand and enjoy: lite news about celebrities [after noun] humorous or disapproving not as serious or as good quality as the real thing: She described their relationship as "marriage lite".
Translations of “lite”
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, (食物、飲料)低熱量的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, (食物, 饮料)低热量的…
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