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"nutrient" in British English

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nutrientnoun [C]

uk   /ˈnjuː.tri.ənt/  us   /ˈnuː-/
any ​substance that ​plants or ​animals need in ​order to ​live and ​grow: It's good ​soil - ​full of nutrients. A ​healthydiet should ​provide all ​youressential nutrients.
(Definition of nutrient from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nutrient" in American English

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nutrientnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnu·tri·ənt/
biology any ​substance that ​plants or ​animals need in ​order to ​live and ​grow
(Definition of nutrient from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nutrient”
in Chinese (Simplified) 养分, 营养物,滋养物…
in Turkish besleyici şey/besin/gıda…
in Russian питательное вещество…
in Chinese (Traditional) 養分, 營養物,滋養物…
in Polish składnik pokarmowy lub odżywczy…
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