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English definition of “recommended daily allowance”

recommended daily allowance

noun [C usually singular] uk   (abbreviation RDA) us  
the amount of a substance, such as a vitamin, that should be in your food every dayDiets and dieting
(Definition of recommended daily allowance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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