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meatnoun

uk   us   /miːt/

meat noun (FOOD)

A1 [U] the flesh of an animal when it is used for food: I don't eat meat. raw meat red/white meat [C] a type of meat: a buffet of cold meats and cheeses
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meat noun (INTEREST)

[U] important, valuable, or interesting ideas or information: It was a nicely written article and quite amusing but there wasn't much meat to it.
Translations of “meat”
in Arabic لَحْم…
in Korean 고기…
in Malaysian daging…
in French (de) viande…
in Turkish et…
in Italian carne…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, (可食用的)肉, (某一種)食用肉…
in Russian мясо…
in Polish mięso…
in Vietnamese thịt…
in Spanish carne…
in Portuguese carne…
in Thai เนื้อสัตว์…
in German das Fleisch, Fleisch-……
in Catalan carn…
in Japanese (食)肉…
in Indonesian daging…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, (可食用的)肉, (某一种)食用肉…
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