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"cheese" in British English

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cheesenoun [C or U]

uk   /tʃiːz/  us   /tʃiːz/
A1 a ​food made from ​milk, that can be either ​firm or ​soft and is usually ​yellow or ​white in ​colour: Would you like a ​slice/​piece of cheese with ​yourbread? goat's cheese You need 250 ​grams of grated cheese for this ​recipe. I like softFrench cheeses such as ​Brie and ​Camembert. I ​prefer hard cheeses, like ​cheddar. cheese and ​biscuits

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

"cheese" in American English

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cheesenoun [C/U]

 us   /tʃiz/
a ​type of ​solidfood made from ​milk, used with many other ​foods and ​eatenplain, esp. with ​crackers: American/Swiss cheese [U] I’d like a ​pizza with ​extra cheese, ​please.
(Definition of cheese from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cheese”
in Korean 치즈…
in Arabic جُبْن…
in Malaysian keju…
in French fromage…
in Russian сыр…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起司, 乳酪, 芝士…
in Italian formaggio…
in Turkish peynir…
in Polish ser…
in Spanish queso…
in Vietnamese pho mát…
in Portuguese queijo…
in Thai เนยแข็ง…
in German der Käse…
in Catalan formatge…
in Japanese チーズ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干酪, 奶酪,奶酪…
in Indonesian keju…
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