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Meaning of “nutrition” in the English Dictionary

"nutrition" in British English

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nutritionnoun [U]

uk   /njuːˈtrɪʃ.ən/  us   /nuː-/
C1 the ​substances that you take into ​yourbody as ​food and the way that they ​influenceyourhealth: Good nutrition is ​essential if ​patients are to make a ​quickrecovery. improvements in nutrition the ​process of taking in and using ​food, or the ​scientificstudy of this: She's a ​professor of nutrition at Columbia University.
(Definition of nutrition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nutritionnoun [U]

 us   /nuˈtrɪʃ·ən/
biology the ​process by which the ​bodytakes in and uses ​food, esp. ​food that it ​needs to ​stayhealthy, or the ​scientificstudy of this ​process
(Definition of nutrition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nutrition”
in Chinese (Simplified) 营养物质, 营养,滋养, 营养(学)…
in Turkish beslenme, besin…
in Russian питание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 營養物質, 營養,滋養, 營養(學)…
in Polish odżywianie…
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