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"pie" in British English

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pienoun [C or U]

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

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PIEnoun [U]

uk   us   /paɪ/ /ˌpiː.aɪ.ˈiː/
(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 ​sweetpotato 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 ​profitsavailable from a ​businessactivity: The US ​advertisingfirm is ​investingheavily 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 tarta, empanada, 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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