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wine

noun [C or U] uk   /waɪn/ us  
A1 an alcoholic drink that is usually made from grapes, but can also be made from other fruits or flowers. It is made by fermenting the fruit with water and sugar: a wine cellar/connoisseur/cooler/glass red/white/dry/sweet/sparkling/table wine Let's have a bottle/glass of wine with dinner. I love Australian wines, especially the white wines. Would you like to see the wine list, sir?
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wine

verb uk   /waɪn/ us  
wine and dine sb to entertain someone by giving them food and drink: The survey concludes that most women like to be wined and dined on the first few dates.
Translations of “wine”
in Korean 와인, 포도주…
in Arabic نَبيذ…
in French vin…
in Turkish şarap…
in Italian vino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 葡萄酒, 果酒…
in Russian вино…
in Polish wino…
in Spanish vino…
in Portuguese vinho…
in German der Wein…
in Catalan vi…
in Japanese ワイン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 葡萄酒, 果酒…
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