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"monosodium glutamate" in British English

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monosodium glutamatenoun [U]

uk   /ˌmɒn.əˌsəʊ.di.əmˈɡluː.tə.meɪt/  us   /ˌmɑː.nəˌsoʊ.di.əmˈɡluː.t̬ə-/ (abbreviation MSG)
a ​chemical that is sometimes ​added to ​food to ​improve the ​taste
(Definition of monosodium glutamate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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monosodium glutamatenoun [U]

 us   /ˌmɑn·əˈsoʊ·di·əm ˈɡlu·t̬əˌmeɪt/ (abbreviation MSG)
a ​chemical that is sometimes ​added to ​food to ​improveitstaste
(Definition of monosodium glutamate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “monosodium glutamate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 谷氨酸单钠盐,味精…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麩胺酸鈉,味精,味素…
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