Meaning of “vinegar” in the English Dictionary

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"vinegar" in British English

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vinegarnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈvɪn.ɪ.ɡər/ us /ˈvɪn.ə.ɡɚ/

B2 a sharp-tasting liquid, made especially from sour wine, malt, or cider, that is used to add flavour to or to preserve food:

wine vinegar
Would you like oil and vinegar on your salad?

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

"vinegar" in American English

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vinegarnoun [ U ]

us /ˈvɪn·ɪ·ɡər/

a strong-tasting liquid made esp. from fermented (= chemically changed) wine, apple juice, etc., that is used for flavoring or preserving food:

Would you like oil and vinegar on your salad?

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