Meaning of “juice” in the English Dictionary

"juice" in British English

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uk /dʒuːs/ us /dʒuːs/

juice noun (LIQUID)

A1 [ U ] the liquid that comes from fruit or vegetables:

a carton of apple juice

the liquid in meat:

Fry the meat first to seal in the juices.

More examples

  • Fresh orange juice should be refrigerated after opening and drunk within three days.
  • Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the bowl.
  • Would you like a drink of juice?
  • We have some fizzy grape juice, if you would prefer something non-alcoholic.
  • She gave the children beakers of juice.

juiceverb [ T or I ]

uk /dʒuːs/ us /dʒuːs/

to get the juice out of fruit or vegetables:

First juice the fruit in a juicer or blender.
If you’ve never juiced before, and you don’t eat a diet high in raw vegan foods, you will probably want to begin very slowly.

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

"juice" in American English

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us /dʒus/

juice noun (LIQUID)

[ C/U ] the liquid that comes from fruits and vegetables:

[ C ] fruit juices

juice noun (ELECTRICITY)

[ U ] infml electricity:

I’ve fixed the wiring, so you can turn the juice back on.

(Definition of “juice” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)