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seasoning

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈsiː.zən.ɪŋ/ us  
a substance that is added to savoury food to improve its flavour: Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning, adding more salt or pepper as desired.
Translations of “seasoning”
in Korean 양념, 시즈닝…
in Arabic تَوابل…
in Portuguese tempero…
in Catalan condiment…
in Japanese 調味料…
in Italian condimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調味品,佐料…
in Russian соль, приправа…
in Turkish çeşni, baharat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 调味品,作料…
in Polish przyprawy, przyprawa…
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