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appetitenoun

uk   /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/ us   /ˈæp.ə.taɪt/
  • appetite noun (FOOD)

C1 [C or U] the feeling that you want to eat food: All that walking has given me an appetite. I won't have any chocolate, thanks. It will spoil (= reduce) my appetite. I haven't got much of an appetite (= I am not hungry). The children all have healthy/good appetites (= they eat a lot). Both viruses cause fever and loss of appetite.

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appetitenoun [C]

us   /ˈæp·ɪˌtɑɪt/
a desire or need for something, esp. food: a good/healthy appetite an appetite for adventure
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Translations of “appetite”
in Korean 식욕…
in Arabic شَهِيّة…
in Malaysian selera…
in French appétit…
in Russian аппетит…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 食慾,胃口…
in Italian appetito…
in Turkish iştah…
in Polish apetyt…
in Spanish apetito…
in Vietnamese sự ngon miệng…
in Portuguese apetite…
in Thai ความอยากอาหาร…
in German der Appetit…
in Catalan gana…
in Japanese 食欲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 食欲,胃口…
in Indonesian selera…
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