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vinegarnoun [U]

uk   /ˈvɪn.ɪ.ɡər/  us   /-ɡɚ/
B2 a sharp-tasting ​liquid, made ​especially from ​sourwine, ​malt, or ​cider, that is used to ​addflavour to or to ​preservefood: wine vinegar Would you like oil and vinegar on ​yoursalad?
(Definition of vinegar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vinegarnoun [U]

 us   /ˈvɪn·ɪ·ɡər/
a strong-tasting ​liquid made esp. from ​fermented (= ​chemicallychanged)wine, ​applejuice, etc., that is used for ​flavoring or ​preservingfood: Would you like ​oil and vinegar on ​yoursalad?
(Definition of vinegar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vinegar”
in Korean 식초…
in Arabic خَلّ…
in Malaysian cuka…
in French vinaigre…
in Russian уксус…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醋…
in Italian aceto…
in Turkish sirke…
in Polish ocet…
in Spanish vinagre…
in Vietnamese giấm…
in Portuguese vinagre…
in Thai น้ำส้มสายชู…
in German der Essig…
in Catalan vinagre…
in Japanese 酢…
in Chinese (Simplified) 醋…
in Indonesian cuka…
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