Meaning of “all-purpose flour” in the English Dictionary

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"all-purpose flour" in British English

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all-purpose flournoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɔːl.pɜː.pəs ˈflaʊər/ us /ˌɑːl.pɝː.pəs ˈflaʊ.ɚ/ US UK plain flour

flour that contains no chemical to make cakes rise (= swell when cooked)

(Definition of “all-purpose flour” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)