Meaning of “soy sauce” in the English Dictionary

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"soy sauce" in British English

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soy saucenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌsɔɪ ˈsɔːs/ us /ˌsɔɪ ˈsɑːs/ UK also soya sauce

Examples from literature

  • But about 170 years ago there was a very large catch of tuna in Edo – now Tokyo – and a sushi chef served it with soy sauce. It was delicious and eating tuna became popular. 

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

"soy sauce" in American English

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soy saucenoun [ U ]

us /ˈsɔɪ ˌsɔs/

a salty, dark brown liquid made from soybeans, used as a flavoring esp. in Chinese and Japanese cooking

(Definition of “soy sauce” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)