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pienoun [C or U]

uk   /paɪ/  us   /paɪ/
B1 a type of food made with meat, vegetables, or fruit covered in pastry and baked: Would you like some more steak pie? a pecan pie

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PIEnoun [U]

uk   /paɪ/ /ˌpiː.aɪˈiː/  us   /paɪ/  /ˌpiː.aɪˈiː/
(Definition of pie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pie" in American English

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pienoun [C/U]

 us   /pɑɪ/
a round pastry with a filling such as fruit, meat, or vegetables: [C] a blueberry pie [U] We’re having sweet potato pie for dinner.
(Definition of pie from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pie" in Business English

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pienoun [S]

uk   us   /paɪ/
a piece/share/slice of the pie
a share of a market or the profits available from a business activity: The US advertising firm is investing heavily to get a bigger piece of the pie in Eastern Europe.
(Definition of pie from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pie”
in Korean 파이…
in Arabic فَطيرة…
in Malaysian pai…
in French tarte…
in Russian пирог, пирожок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 餡餅,派…
in Italian torta, tortino, pasticcio…
in Turkish börek, tart…
in Polish placek, zapiekanka…
in Spanish empanada, tarta, pastel…
in Vietnamese bánh nướng…
in Portuguese torta…
in Thai พาย…
in German die Pastete…
in Catalan empanada, pastís…
in Japanese (お菓子の)パイ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 馅饼…
in Indonesian kue…
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“pie” in British English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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