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loafnoun

uk   /ləʊf/  us   /loʊf/ (plural loaves)

loaf noun (BREAD)

B2 [C] bread that is shaped and baked in a single piece and can be sliced for eating: two loaves of white bread
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loaf noun (FOOD)

[C or U] a dish made of meat or vegetables cut into small pieces then pressed together and cooked in a single solid piece: meat/nut loaf

loafverb [I]

uk   /ləʊf/  us   /loʊf/ informal
to avoid activity, especially work: Stop loafing (about/around) and get on with cleaning the windows!
Translations of “loaf”
in Arabic رَغيف…
in Korean 한 덩어리의 빵…
in Malaysian roti…
in French pain, miche (de pain)…
in Turkish somun ekmek…
in Italian pane a cassetta, pagnotta, filone di pane…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麵包, 一條(麵包)…
in Russian буханка, батон…
in Polish bochenek…
in Vietnamese ổ bánh…
in Spanish pan, barra…
in Portuguese filão, pão…
in Thai ขนมปังแถวหนึ่ง…
in German der Laib…
in Catalan barra, pa (de motlle)…
in Japanese ローフ(焼いたパンのかたまり)…
in Indonesian roti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面包, 一条(面包)…
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