Meaning of “ale” in the English Dictionary

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"ale" in British English

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alenoun [ C or U ]

uk /eɪl/ us /eɪl/

any of various types of beer, usually one that is dark and bitter:

brown ale

(Definition of “ale” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ale" in American English

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alenoun [ C ]

us /eɪl/

a type of beer, esp. one that is darker and more bitter than other beers

(Definition of “ale” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)