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"margarine" in British English

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margarinenoun [U]

uk   /ˌmɑː.dʒəˈriːn/  us   /ˌmɑːr.dʒɚˈriːn/ (UK informal marge)
a food used for cooking and spreading on bread, similar to butter but softer and usually made from vegetable fat
(Definition of margarine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"margarine" in American English

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margarinenoun [U]

 us   /ˈmɑr·dʒə·rɪn/
a yellow substance that is made from vegetable or animal fat and is often used instead of butter
(Definition of margarine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “margarine”
in Korean 마가린…
in Arabic مَرْجَرين (زُبْدة صِناعِيَة)…
in Malaysian marjerin…
in French margarine…
in Russian маргарин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人造鮮奶油(通常由植物油製成)…
in Italian margarina…
in Turkish bitkisel yağ, margarin…
in Polish margaryna…
in Spanish margarina…
in Vietnamese bơ thực vật…
in Portuguese margarina…
in Thai เนยเทียม…
in German die Margarine…
in Catalan margarina…
in Japanese マーガリン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人造黄油(通常由植物油制成)…
in Indonesian margarin…
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