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saucenoun

uk   /sɔːs/  us   /sɑːs/

sauce noun (THICK LIQUID)

A2 [C or U] a thick liquid eaten with food to add flavour: a savoury/sweet sauce tomato sauce [U] US slang alcohol: Gran's been on the sauce again - she's passed out in the den.
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sauce noun (RUDENESS)

[U] old-fashioned remarks that are rude or show no respect: That's enough of your sauce, my girl!
Translations of “sauce”
in Arabic صَلْصة…
in Korean 소스…
in Malaysian sos…
in French sauce…
in Turkish sos, salça…
in Italian salsa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 濃液體, 調味汁,醬, 酒…
in Russian соус…
in Polish sos…
in Vietnamese nước chấm, nước xốt…
in Spanish salsa…
in Portuguese molho…
in Thai ซอส…
in German die Soße…
in Catalan salsa…
in Japanese ソース…
in Indonesian saus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浓液体, 沙司,调味汁,酱, 酒…
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