bacon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “bacon” in the English Dictionary

"bacon" in British English

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baconnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbeɪ.kən/
B1 meat from the back or ​sides of a ​pig, often ​eatenfried in ​thinslices: a bacon ​sandwich a ​slice/​rasher of bacon bacon and ​eggs
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(Definition of bacon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bacon" in American English

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baconnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbeɪ·kən/
salted or ​smokedmeat from the back or ​sides of a ​pig, usually ​eatensliced and ​fried
(Definition of bacon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bacon" in Business English

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baconnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbeɪkən/
bring home the bacon informal to ​earnmoney to ​live on: Men were once solely ​responsible for ​bringinghome the bacon. to be ​successful at something: They said they would ​bringhome the bacon, but so far they have done no such thing, with ​salesfalling 14%.
(Definition of bacon from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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