side dish Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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side dishnoun [C]

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side dish noun [C] (PLATE OF FOOD)

(also side order, US informal side) UK in a ​restaurant, an ​extradish of ​food, for ​examplevegetables or ​salad, that is ​served with the ​maindish, sometimes on a ​separateplate

side dish noun [C] (PLATE)

mainly UK a ​plate on which a side ​dish is ​served
(Definition of side dish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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side dishnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɑɪd ˌdɪʃ/
a ​smallserving of ​food, esp. ​vegetables, ​served in ​addition to the ​main dish
(Definition of side dish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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