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meat

noun uk   /miːt/ us  

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

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.
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