Meaning of “sweet-and-sour” in the English Dictionary

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"sweet-and-sour" in British English

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sweet-and-souradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌswiːt.ənˈsaʊ.ər/ us /ˌswiːt.ənˈsaʊr/

Sweet-and-sour food has a flavour that is both sweet and sour:

sweet-and-sour pork

(Definition of “sweet-and-sour” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sweet-and-sour" in American English

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sweet-and-souradjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈswit·ənˈsɑʊər/

(of food) flavored with a sauce usually containing sugar and vinegar

(Definition of “sweet-and-sour” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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