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"wine" in British English

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winenoun [C or U]

uk   /waɪn/ us   /waɪn/
A1 an alcoholic drink that is usually made from grapes, but can also be made from other fruits or flowers. It is made by fermenting the fruit with water and sugar: a wine cellar/connoisseur/cooler/glass red/white/dry/sweet/sparkling/table wine Let's have a bottle/glass of wine with dinner. I love Australian wines, especially the white wines. Would you like to see the wine list, sir?

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wineverb

uk   /waɪn/ us   /waɪn/
wine and dine sb
to entertain someone by giving them food and drinks: The survey concludes that most women like to be wined and dined on the first few dates.
(Definition of wine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wine" in American English

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winenoun

us   /wɑɪn/
an alcoholic drink made from grapes, or less commonly an alcoholic drink made in a similar way but from other fruits: [U] a glass of red/white wine [C] California wines
(Definition of wine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wine”
in Korean 와인, 포도주…
in Arabic نَبيذ…
in Malaysian wain…
in French vin…
in Russian вино…
in Chinese (Traditional) 葡萄酒, 果酒…
in Italian vino…
in Turkish şarap…
in Polish wino…
in Spanish vino…
in Vietnamese rượu…
in Portuguese vinho…
in Thai เหล้าไวน์, เหล้าองุ่น…
in German der Wein…
in Catalan vi…
in Japanese ワイン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 葡萄酒, 果酒…
in Indonesian anggur…
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