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English definition of “carbohydrate”

carbohydrate

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˌkɑːbəʊˈhaɪdreɪt/ (also informal carb)
a substance in food such as sugar, potatoes, etc that gives your body energyBiochemistryDiets and dieting
(Definition of carbohydrate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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