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sample

verb [T] (SMALL AMOUNT)    /ˈsɑːm.pl̩/ US  /ˈsæm-/
to taste a small amount of food or drink to decide if you like it: As the food looked so good, he decided to sample a little from each dish.EatingBiting, chewing and swallowingDrinking C2 to experience a place or an activity, often for the first time: So you're going to sample the delights/pleasures of the new restaurant?Experiencing and suffering
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