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ice creamnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌaɪsˈkriːm/  us   /ˈaɪsˌkriːm/
A1 a very ​cold, ​sweetfood made from ​frozenmilk or ​cream, ​sugar, and a ​flavour: a ​tub of ​icecream chocolatechip/​vanillaicecream

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

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ice creamnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɑɪs ˌkrim/
a ​sweet, ​frozenfood made from ​milk and cream: chocolate ice cream
(Definition of ice cream from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ice cream”
in Arabic مُثَلَّجات…
in Korean 아이스크림…
in Portuguese sorvete…
in Catalan gelat…
in Japanese アイス(クリーム)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冰激凌…
in Turkish dondurma…
in Russian мороженое…
in Chinese (Traditional) 霜淇淋…
in Italian gelato…
in Polish lody…
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