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French dressingnoun [U]

uk   /ˌfrentʃ ˈdres.ɪŋ/ us   /ˌfrentʃ ˈdres.ɪŋ/
UK a mixture of oil, vinegar, and spices, used to flavour salad: She tossed the lettuce in French dressing.
US a mixture of oil, mayonnaise (= a thick, cold, white sauce) and ketchup (= a thick cold red sauce) used to flavour salad
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