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chew

verb [I, T]
 
 
/tʃuː/
EAT B2 to crush food between your teeth before you swallow it: This meat is difficult to chew.Biting, chewing and swallowingEating
BITE B2 to repeatedly bite something without swallowing it: to chew gumBiting, chewing and swallowingEating
Translations of “chew”
in Arabic يَمْضُغ…
in Korean -을 씹다…
in Malaysian kunyah…
in French mãcher…
in Turkish çiğnemek, tıka basa doldurup çiğnemek…
in Italian masticare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咀嚼, 嚼碎, (為品嚐味道而)嚼,咬…
in Russian жевать, пережевывать…
in Polish pogryźć, żuć…
in Vietnamese nhai…
in Spanish masticar, mascar…
in Portuguese mastigar…
in Thai เคี้ยว…
in German kauen…
in Catalan mastegar…
in Japanese かむ…
in Indonesian mengunyah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咀嚼, 嚼碎, (为品尝味道而)嚼,咬…
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