junk food Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"junk food" in British English

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junk foodnoun [C or U]

uk   us  
B2 food that is ​unhealthy but is ​quick and ​easy to ​eat
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(Definition of junk food from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"junk food" in American English

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junk foodnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdʒʌŋk ˌfud/
food that is not good for ​yourhealth because it is high in ​fat, ​sugar, or ​artificialsubstances
(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 ​dailybasis, the ​average child in America is ​exposed to dozens of ​televisionadvertisements for ​junkfood. junkfoodads/​commercials
(Definition of junk food from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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