Meaning of “junk food” in the English Dictionary

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"junk food" in American English

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junk foodnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈdʒʌŋk ˌfud/

food that is not good for your health because it is high in fat, sugar, or artificial substances

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

"junk food" in Business English

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junk foodnoun [ U ]

uk us

food that is considered unhealthy:

On a daily basis, the average child in America is exposed to dozens of television advertisements for junk food.

(Definition of “junk food” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)