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"relish" in British English

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relishverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈrel.ɪʃ/ formal

relishnoun

uk   us   /ˈrel.ɪʃ/
  • relish noun (SAUCE)

C2 [C or U] a ​type of ​sauce that is ​eaten with ​food to ​addflavour to it: tomato and ​onion relish Would you like relish on ​yourburger?
  • relish noun (ENJOYMENT)

C2 [U] formal the ​enjoyment you get from doing something: She ​ate her ​cakeslowly and with relish. I have no relish forhunting and ​killinganimals.
(Definition of relish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"relish" in American English

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relishverb [T]

 us   /ˈrel·ɪʃ/
  • relish verb [T] (ENJOY)

to like or ​enjoy something: I ​enjoyedourvacation, but didn’t relish the twenty-hour ​trip back ​home.

relishnoun

 us   /ˈrel·ɪʃ/
  • relish noun (SAUCE)

[C/U] a ​type of ​sauce, usually made of ​vegetablescut into ​smallpieces, ​vinegar, and ​spices, that ​addsflavor to ​food: [U] We have relish for the ​hamburgers and ​hotdogs.
  • relish noun (ENJOY)

[U] the ​enjoyment you get from doing something
(Definition of relish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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