nugget Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"nugget" in British English

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nuggetnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈnʌɡ.ɪt/

nugget noun [C] (SMALL PIECE)

a ​smallroughlyshapedpiece, ​especially of ​gold a ​smallpiece of ​chicken or ​fish that has been ​covered in breadcrumbs and ​fried: She won't ​eat anything except chicken nuggets and ​pizza.

nugget noun [C] (INFORMATION)

something that a ​person has said or written that is very ​true or very ​wise: a nugget ofinformation/​truthhumorous What other ​astonishing nuggets ofwisdom do you have for us?
(Definition of nugget from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nuggetnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnʌɡ·ɪt/
a ​small, ​roughlump, esp. of ​gold: a ​gold nugget
(Definition of nugget from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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