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"yogurt" in British English

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yogurtnoun [C or U]

(also yoghurt, UK also yoghourt) uk   /ˈjɒɡ.ət/  us   /ˈjoʊ.ɡɚt/
A2 a ​slightlysour, ​thickliquid made from ​milk with ​bacteriaadded to it, sometimes ​eatenplain and sometimes with ​sugar, ​fruit, etc. ​added: natural/​plain yogurt strawberry yogurt low-fat yogurt I only had a yogurt (= a ​container of this) for ​lunch.

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

"yogurt" in American English

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yogurtnoun [U]

(also yoghurt)  us   /ˈjoʊ·ɡərt/
a ​thick, ​liquidfood made from ​milk with ​bacteriaadded to it, that is ​slightlysour but is sometimes made ​sweet and flavored with ​fruit
(Definition of yogurt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “yogurt”
in Arabic زَبادي…
in Korean 요구르트…
in Portuguese iogurte…
in Catalan iogurt…
in Japanese ヨーグルト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酸乳,酸奶…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酸乳,優酪乳,乳酪…
in Italian yogurt…
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