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vitaminnoun [C]

uk   /ˈvɪt.ə.mɪn/  us   /ˈvaɪ.t̬ə-/
B2 any of a ​group of ​naturalsubstances that are ​necessary in ​smallamounts for the ​growth and good ​health of the ​body: a vitamin ​pill Oranges are ​full of vitamin C.

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

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vitaminnoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɑɪ·t̬ə·mɪn/
biology any of a ​group of ​naturalsubstances that are ​necessary in ​smallamounts for ​growth and good ​health and that are ​obtained from ​food
(Definition of vitamin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Korean 비타민…
in Arabic فيتامين…
in Malaysian vitamin…
in French (de) vitamine…
in Russian витамин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 維生素, 維他命…
in Italian vitamina…
in Turkish vitamin…
in Polish witamina…
in Spanish vitamina…
in Vietnamese sinh tố, vitamin…
in Portuguese vitamina…
in Thai วิตามิน…
in German das Vitamin, Vitamin……
in Catalan vitamina…
in Japanese ビタミン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 维生素, 维他命…
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