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Meaning of “liqueur” in the English Dictionary

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liqueurnoun [C]

uk   /lɪˈkjʊər/  us   /-ˈkjʊr/
a ​strong, ​sweetalcoholicdrink that is usually ​drunk in ​smallamounts at the end of a ​meal
(Definition of liqueur from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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liqueurnoun [C]

 us   /lɪˈkɜr, -ˈkjʊr, -ˈkʊr/
any of several ​strong, ​sweetalcoholicdrinks that are usually ​drunk in ​smallamounts after a ​meal
(Definition of liqueur from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “liqueur”
in Korean 리큐어…
in Arabic الليكير (شراب كحولي حلو المذاق ومعطّر الرائحة)…
in Malaysian sopi manis…
in French liqueur…
in Russian ликер…
in Chinese (Traditional) (餐後的)烈性甜酒,利口酒…
in Italian liquore…
in Turkish likör…
in Polish likier…
in Spanish licor…
in Vietnamese rượu mùi…
in Portuguese licor…
in Thai เครื่องดื่มแอลกอฮอล์รสหวาน…
in German der Likör…
in Catalan licor…
in Japanese リキュール…
in Chinese (Simplified) (餐后的)烈性甜酒,利口酒…
in Indonesian minuman keras…
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