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flavournoun

UK (US flavor) uk   /ˈfleɪ.vər/  us   /-vɚ/
B1 [C or U] how ​food or ​drinktastes, or a ​particulartaste itself: Add a little ​salt to ​bring out the flavour of the ​herbs. My ​fish was ​delicious but Charles' ​beef had ​almost no flavour (= did not ​taste of anything). This ​wine has a ​light, ​fruity flavour (= the ​taste of ​fruit). We ​sell 32 different flavours (= ​particulartypes of ​taste) of ​icecream.C2 [S] a ​particularquality or ​character: The ​resort has a ​nautical flavour. [S] an ​idea or ​quickexperience of something: To give you a flavour of what the ​book is like Jilly is going to ​read out a ​briefextract.

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flavourverb [T often passive]

UK (US flavor) uk   /ˈfleɪ.vər/  us   /-vɚ/
(Definition of flavour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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