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Meaning of “protein” in the English Dictionary

"protein" in British English

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proteinnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈprəʊ.tiːn/  us   /ˈproʊ-/
C1 one of the many ​substancesfound in ​food such as ​meat, ​cheese, ​fish, or ​eggs, that is ​necessary for the ​body to ​grow and be ​strong

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

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proteinnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈproʊ·tin/
biology any of a ​largegroup of ​chemicals that are a ​necessarypart of the ​cells of all ​living things
(Definition of protein from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “protein”
in Korean 단백질…
in Arabic بروتين…
in Malaysian protein…
in French protéine…
in Russian белок, протеин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛋白質…
in Italian proteina…
in Turkish protein…
in Polish białko, proteina…
in Spanish proteína…
in Vietnamese chất đạm protein…
in Portuguese proteína…
in Thai โปรตีน…
in German das Protein…
in Catalan proteïna…
in Japanese たんぱく質…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛋白质…
in Indonesian protein…
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