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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)

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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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in Chinese (Simplified) 酸甜的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酸甜的…
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