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English definition of “diet”


noun     /daɪət/
USUAL FOOD [C, U] B1 the type of food that someone usually eats : His diet isn't very healthy .Diets and dieting
SPECIAL FOOD [C] B1 a period when someone eats less food , or only particular types of food , because they want to become thinner , or because they are sick : No cake for me, thanks - I'm on a diet.Diets and dieting
(Definition of diet noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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