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vegetariannoun [C]

uk   /ˌvedʒ.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/ us   /-ˈter.i-/ UK informal veggie
B1 a person who does not eat meat for health or religious reasons or because they want to avoid being cruel to animals: Of the four million people who have become vegetarians in this country, nearly two thirds are women.
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vegetarianism
noun [U] us   uk   /-ə.nɪ.zəm/
Vegetarianism is becoming more popular among young people.

vegetarianadjective

uk   /ˌvedʒ.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/ us   /-ˈter.i-/ informal veggie
B1 not eating or including meat: vegetarian cooking/food a vegetarian dish/meal a vegetarian restaurant She's recently gone/become vegetarian.

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(Definition of vegetarian from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vegetariannoun [C]

us   /ˌvedʒ·ɪˈteər·i·ən/
a person who does not eat meat for health or for religious or moral reasons: Some vegetarians avoid eggs and dairy products as well as meat.
vegetarian
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˌvedʒ·ɪˈteər·i·ən/
a vegetarian diet
vegetarianism
noun [U] us   /ˌvedʒ·ɪˈteər·i·əˌnɪz·əm/
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Translations of “vegetarian”
in Arabic نَباتي…
in Korean 채식주의자…
in Portuguese vegetariano, -a…
in Catalan vegetarià, -ana…
in Japanese 菜食主義者, ベジタリアン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 素食者,素食主义者…
in Turkish etyemez kişi, vejeteryan kimse…
in Russian вегетарианец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 素食者,素食主義者…
in Italian vegetariano, -a…
in Polish wegetaria-nin/nka…
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