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"vanilla" in British English

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vanillanoun [U]

uk   us   /vəˈnɪl.ə/
a ​substance made from the ​seeds of a ​tropicalplant, used to give ​flavour to ​sweetfoods: vanilla ​essence/​extract vanilla ​icecream/​yogurt a vanilla ​milkshake Add two ​teaspoons of vanilla and ​stir. a vanilla pod (= ​seedcontainer)

vanillaadjective

uk   us   /vəˈnɪl.ə/
(Definition of vanilla from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vanilla" in American English

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vanillanoun [U]

 us   /vəˈnɪl·ə, -ˈnel·ə/
a ​substance made from the ​seeds of a ​plant, used to give ​flavor to ​sweetfoods: vanilla ​yogurt
(Definition of vanilla from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"vanilla" in Business English

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vanillaadjective

uk   us   /vəˈnɪlə/ MARKETING
used to describe a basic ​product or ​service with no ​specialfeatures: A vanilla ​computer with no ​protection has no chance on the ​internet anymore.
(Definition of vanilla from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vanilla”
in Korean 바닐라…
in Arabic فانيلْيا…
in Malaysian vanila…
in French (à la) vanille…
in Russian ваниль…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於給食物調味的)香子蘭精,香草精…
in Italian vaniglia…
in Turkish vanilya…
in Polish wanilia…
in Spanish vainilla…
in Vietnamese quả vani…
in Portuguese baunilha…
in Thai วนิลา…
in German die Vanille…
in Catalan vainilla…
in Japanese バニラ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于给食物调味的)香子兰精,香草精…
in Indonesian vanili…
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