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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 your bread? goat's cheese You need 250 grams of grated cheese for this recipe. I like soft French 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 solid food made from milk, used with many other foods and eaten plain, 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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