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English definition of “margarine”

margarine

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌmɑːdʒəˈriːn/ US  /ˈmɑːrdʒərɪn/
a yellow substance made from vegetable oil that you put on bread and use in cooking: Do you prefer margarine or butter?Fats and oils in food and cooking
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