Meaning of “polyunsaturate” in the English Dictionary

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"polyunsaturate" in British English

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polyunsaturatenoun [ C usually plural, U ]

uk /ˌpɒl.i.ʌnˈsætʃ.ər.eɪt/ us /ˌpɑː.li.ʌnˈsætʃ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɪd/

a type of fat found in some vegetable oils that is thought to be healthier than saturates (= fat from meat, milk, and cheese):

This margarine is high in polyunsaturates.

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

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