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"sauce" in British English

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saucenoun

uk   /sɔːs/  us   /sɑːs/
  • sauce noun (THICK LIQUID)

A2 [C or U] a ​thickliquideaten with ​food to ​addflavour: a ​savoury/​sweet sauce tomato sauce
[U] slang alcohol: He's been on the sauce (= ​drinking too much ​alcohol) again.

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

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saucenoun [C/U]

 us   /sɔs/
a ​thickliquidprepared and ​served with ​food to ​addflavor: [U] barbecue/​tomato sauce
(Definition of sauce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sauce”
in Korean 소스…
in Arabic صَلْصة…
in Malaysian sos…
in French sauce…
in Russian соус…
in Chinese (Traditional) 濃液體, 調味汁,醬, 酒…
in Italian salsa…
in Turkish sos, salça…
in Polish sos…
in Spanish salsa…
in Vietnamese nước chấm, nước xốt…
in Portuguese molho…
in Thai ซอส…
in German die Soße…
in Catalan salsa…
in Japanese ソース…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浓液体, 沙司,调味汁,酱, 酒…
in Indonesian saus…
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