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English definition of “mince”

mince

noun [U] uk   /mɪns/ UK (US ground beef) us  
meat, usually beef, that has been cut up into very small piecesCuts of meat

mince

verb uk   /mɪns/ us  

mince verb (WALK)

[I] to walk in an artificial way, with small, delicate steps: He minced across the room in a pair of tight pink trousers.Moving gently on foot

mince verb (MEAT)

[T] to cut meat, or other food, into very small pieces, sometimes using a special machine: Mince two pounds of chicken finely.Preparing foodPreparing food using heat
(Definition of mince from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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