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chocolatenoun

uk   /ˈtʃɒk.lət/  us   /ˈtʃɑːk-/
A1 [C or U] a ​sweet, usually ​brown, ​food made from ​cacaoseeds, that is usually ​sold in a ​block, or a ​smallsweet made from this: a ​bar of chocolate chocolate ​biscuits/​mousse milk/​dark/​white chocolate I took her a box of chocolates. [C or U] UK →  hot chocolate [U] a ​darkbrowncolour

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chocolate
adjective uk   us  
of a ​darkbrowncolour
(Definition of chocolate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chocolatenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈtʃɑk·lət, ˈtʃɔk-/
a ​food made from ​cocoa and often ​sugar, usually ​brown and ​eaten as ​candy or used in other ​food such as ​cakes: [U] chocolate ​icecream [C] a ​box of chocolates (= ​candies made of chocolate)
(Definition of chocolate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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