Meaning of “plain flour” in the English Dictionary

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"plain flour" in British English

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plain flournoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌpleɪn ˈflaʊər/ us /ˌpleɪn ˈflaʊ.ɚ/ UK US all-purpose flour

flour that contains no chemical to make cakes rise (= swell when cooked)

(Definition of “plain flour” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)