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hamburgernoun

uk   /ˈhæmˌbɜː.ɡər/ us   /ˈhæmˌbɝː.ɡɚ/
[C] informal burger, UK also beefburger a round, flat piece of minced beef, fried and usually eaten between two halves of a bread roll
[U] US UK mince beef that is cut into very small pieces, used to make hamburgers

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hamburgernoun [C/U]

us   /ˈhæmˌbɜr·ɡər/
very small pieces of beef (= meat from cattle), or this meat pressed into a round, flat shape, 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 French fries, please.
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