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English definition of “sweet-and-sour”

sweet-and-sour

adjective [before noun]     /ˌswiːt.ənˈsaʊər/ US  /-ˈsaʊr/
describes food with a flavour that is both sweet and sour: sweet-and-sour porkFlavours and tastes
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