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English definition of “taste”

taste

noun (JUDGMENT)    /teɪst/
[C or U] a person's approval of and liking for particular things: I've never really cared much for flash new cars - old vintage cars are more to my taste (= what I like).Liking B2 [U] approving a person's ability to judge and recognize what is good or suitable , especially relating to such matters as art , style , beauty , and behaviour : He has the most awful taste so you can probably imagine what his house looks like. His taste in clothes leaves a little to be desired .Flavours and tastes tastes B2 [plural] the things a person likes : I'm afraid I have expensive tastes (= I like expensive things).Liking
(Definition of taste noun (JUDGMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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