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Meaning of “champagne” in the English Dictionary

"champagne" in British English

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champagnenoun [U]

uk   us   /ʃæmˈpeɪn/ (UK old-fashioned informal champers)
A2 an ​expensivewhite or ​pink fizzy (= with ​bubbles)wine made in the Champagne ​area of ​Eastern France, or, more ​generally, any ​similarwine. Champagne is often ​drunk to ​celebrate something: We always ​celebrateourweddinganniversary with a ​bottle of champagne. The champagne ​corks were ​popping (= ​bottles of champagne were ​opened) when Guy got his new ​job.

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

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champagnenoun [U]

 us   /ʃæmˈpeɪn/
a ​paleyellow or ​pink, ​bubblywine made in France, or a ​similarwine from ​somewhereelse: The ​newlyweds were ​toasted with champagne.
(Definition of champagne from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “champagne”
in Korean 샴페인…
in Arabic شَمْبانيا…
in Malaysian champagne…
in French champagne…
in Russian шампанское…
in Chinese (Traditional) 香檳酒…
in Italian champagne…
in Turkish şampanya…
in Polish szampan…
in Spanish champán, champaña…
in Vietnamese rượu sâm banh…
in Portuguese champanhe…
in Thai แชมเปญ…
in German der Sekt…
in Catalan xampany…
in Japanese シャンパン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 香槟酒…
in Indonesian sampanye…
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