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sandwichnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsæn.wɪdʒ/ us   /ˈsæn.wɪtʃ/
A1 two pieces of bread with cheese, salad, or meat, usually cold, between them : a tuna/ham sandwich a toasted sandwich a sandwich bar/box sandwich fillings
UK also sandwich cake a cake consisting of two thin, round layers with a filling such as cream between them: a jam and cream sandwich a Victoria sandwich

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  • a cheese sandwich
  • I just have a sandwich at midday.
  • I made him some sandwiches to take with him.
  • They sell sandwiches and rolls.
  • What would you like in your sandwich?
(Definition of sandwich from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sandwich" in American English

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sandwichnoun [C]

us   /ˈsænd·wɪtʃ/
slices or pieces of meat, cheese, salads, etc., put between two pieces of bread that are held together by the person who picks them up when ready to eat: a bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich My kids always eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch.

sandwichverb [T always + adv/prep]

us   /ˈsæn·dwɪtʃ/
to put something or someone in a small space between two other, usually bigger, things or people: She lived in a skinny Victorian house sandwiched between two brownstones in Cambridge.
(Definition of sandwich from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sandwich”
in Korean 샌드위치…
in Arabic سَنْدَويتْش…
in Malaysian sandwic…
in French sandwich…
in Russian бутерброд…
in Chinese (Traditional) 三明治麵包, 夾心餅,三明治餅…
in Italian tramezzino…
in Turkish ekmek arası, sandviç…
in Polish kanapka…
in Spanish sándwich, bocadillo…
in Vietnamese bánh xăng đuých…
in Portuguese sanduíche…
in Thai แซนด์วิช…
in German das Sandwich…
in Catalan sandvitx, entrepà…
in Japanese サンドイッチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 三明治,夹心面包片, 夹心饼,三明治饼…
in Indonesian roti tangkep…
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