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"menu" in British English

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menunoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmen.juː/
  • menu noun [C] (FOOD)

A2 a ​list of the ​food that you can ​eat in a ​restaurant: The ​waiterbrought the menu and the ​winelist. What's on the menu today?

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  • menu noun [C] (COMPUTING)

A2 a ​list of ​choices that can be made to ​appear on a ​computerscreen: Select the "Edit" menu and then ​choose "Copy".

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

"menu" in American English

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menunoun [C]

 us   /ˈmen·ju/
a ​list of the ​dishesserved at a ​meal, esp. in a ​restaurant: There are several ​vegetariandishes on the menu. A menu is also a ​list of ​itemsshown on a ​computerscreen from which the user can ​choose an ​operation for the ​computer to ​perform.
(Definition of menu from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"menu" in Business English

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menunoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmenjuː/
IT a ​list of possible ​availableactions that appears on a ​computerscreen and ​allows you to choose the ​instruction you want: Select the Edit menu and then ​click on Copy.
(Definition of menu from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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