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Meaning of “hamburger” in the English Dictionary

"hamburger" in British English

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hamburgernoun

uk   /ˈhæmˌbɜː.ɡər/  us   /-ˌbɝː.ɡɚ/
[C] (informal burger, UK also beefburger) a round, ​flatpiece of mincedbeef, ​fried and usually ​eaten between two ​halves of a ​bread roll [U] US (UK mince) beef that is ​cut into very ​smallpieces, used to make hamburgers

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(Definition of hamburger from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hamburger" in American English

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hamburgernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈhæmˌbɜr·ɡər/
very ​smallpieces of ​beef (= ​meat from ​cattle), or this ​meatpressed into a round, ​flatshape, ​cooked, and usually ​eaten as a ​sandwich in a ​small, round ​roll (= ​piece of ​bread): [U] a ​pound of hamburger (​meat) [C] I’ll take a hamburger and ​Frenchfries, ​please.
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