French fries Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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French friesplural noun

 us   /ˈfrentʃ ˈfrɑɪz/ (also fries,  /ˈfrɑɪz/ , French-fried potatoes,  /ˈfrentʃˌfrɑɪd·pəˈteɪ·t̬oʊz, -oʊz/ )
long, ​thinpieces of ​potato that are ​fried and ​eatenhot: I’d like a ​hamburger and French fries.
(Definition of French fries from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “French fries”
in Arabic بَطاطس مَقْلِيّة…
in Korean 감자 튀김…
in Portuguese batatas fritas…
in Catalan patates fregides…
in Japanese フレンチフライ, フライドポテト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 炸薯条,炸土豆条…
in Turkish kızarmış patates…
in Russian жареный картофель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 炸薯條,炸土豆條…
in Italian patatine fritte…
in Polish frytki…
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