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

"beer" in British English

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beernoun

uk   /bɪər/  us   /bɪr/
A1 [U or C] an ​alcoholicdrink made from ​grain and hops (= a ​type of ​plant): He ​asked for a ​pint of beer. This beer is brewed in Mexico.A1 [C] a ​glass or ​container of this ​drink: After a hard day's ​work I ​enjoy a beer or two.
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(Definition of beer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"beer" in American English

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beernoun [C/U]

 us   /bɪər/
a ​slightlybitter, ​alcoholicdrink made from ​grain, or a ​serving of this ​drink in a ​glass or other ​container
(Definition of beer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beer”
in Korean 맥주…
in Arabic جِعة, بيرة…
in Malaysian bir…
in French bière…
in Russian пиво…
in Chinese (Traditional) 啤酒, 啤酒瓶,啤酒杯,盛啤酒的容器…
in Italian birra…
in Turkish bira…
in Polish piwo…
in Spanish cerveza…
in Vietnamese rượu bia…
in Portuguese cerveja…
in Thai เบียร์…
in German das Bier…
in Catalan cervesa…
in Japanese ビール…
in Chinese (Simplified) 啤酒, 啤酒瓶,啤酒杯…
in Indonesian bir…
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