Meaning of “recommended daily allowance” in the English Dictionary

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"recommended daily allowance" in British English

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recommended daily allowancenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /rek.əˌmen.dɪd ˌdeɪ.li əˈlaʊ.əns/ us /rek.əˌmen.dɪd ˌdeɪ.li əˈlaʊ.əns/ abbreviation RDA

the amount of a substance, such as a vitamin, that should be in your food every day

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

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