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breadnoun [U]

uk   us   /bred/
A1 a ​food made from ​flour, ​water, and usually yeast, ​mixed together and ​baked: a slice of bread a loaf of bread white/​brown bread wholemeal (US whole -​wheat) bread sliced bread This bread is fresh/​stale. Do you bakeyour own bread?

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

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breadnoun [C/U]

 us   /bred/
a ​basicfood made from ​flour, ​water, and ​yeastmixed together and ​baked: [U] a ​slice/​loaf of bread slang Bread is also ​money.
(Definition of bread from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bread”
in Korean 빵…
in Arabic خُبْز…
in Malaysian roti, sumber pendapatan…
in French pain…
in Russian хлеб…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麵包…
in Italian pane…
in Turkish ekmek…
in Polish chleb…
in Spanish pan, las habichuelas…
in Vietnamese bánh mỳ, kế sinh nhai…
in Portuguese pão…
in Thai ขนมปัง, ชีวิตความเป็นอยู่, อาชีพ…
in German das Brot, der Lebensunterhalt…
in Catalan pa…
in Japanese パン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面包…
in Indonesian roti, nafkah…
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