dough Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “dough” in the English Dictionary

"dough" in British English

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doughnoun

uk   /dəʊ/  us   /doʊ/

dough noun (FLOUR)

[C or U] flourmixed with ​water and often yeast, ​fat, or ​sugar, so that it is ​ready for ​baking: bread dough pastry dough She kneaded the dough and ​left it to ​rise.

dough noun (MONEY)

[U] old-fashioned slang money: I don't ​want to ​work but I need the dough.
(Definition of dough from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dough" in American English

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doughnoun [U]

 us   /doʊ/

dough noun [U] (FLOUR)

flourmixed with ​water and other ​foodsubstances so that it is ​ready for ​baking esp. into ​bread or ​pastry

dough noun [U] (MONEY)

dated slang money
(Definition of dough from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dough" in Business English

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doughnoun [U]

uk   us   /dəʊ/ informal
money: He says he can make a lot of dough day ​trading. a chunk/​pile/mound of dough
(Definition of dough from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dough”
in Korean 도우, 반죽…
in Arabic عَجين…
in Malaysian doh, fulus…
in French pâte…
in Russian тесто…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麵粉, 麵團,麵坯…
in Italian pasta…
in Turkish hamur…
in Polish ciasto…
in Spanish Masa, Pasta…
in Vietnamese bột nhão, “xiền”…
in Portuguese massa…
in Thai ก้อนแป้งที่นวดแล้วแต่ยังไม่ได้อบ, เงิน…
in German der Teig…
in Catalan massa…
in Japanese パン生地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面粉, 面团,面坯…
in Indonesian adonan, uang…
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