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"dressing" in British English

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dressingnoun

uk   us   /ˈdres.ɪŋ/
  • dressing noun (SALAD)

[C or U] a ​liquidmixture, often ​containingoil, vinegar, and ​herbs, ​added to ​food, ​especiallysalads
  • dressing noun (INJURY)

[C] a ​covering that is put on a ​cut or an ​area of ​damagedskin to ​protect it
(Definition of dressing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dressing" in American English

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dressingnoun

 us   /ˈdres·ɪŋ/
  • dressing noun (SALAD)

[C/U] salad dressing
  • dressing noun (INJURY)

[C] a ​covering put on an ​injury, esp. when there has been ​bleeding through the ​skin: You have to ​change the dressing every ​day.
(Definition of dressing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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