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leaven

verb [T] uk   /ˈlev.ən/ us  
to add a substance to bread or another food made with flour to make it increase in size when it is cooked formal to make something less boring: Even a speech on a serious subject should be leavened with a little humour.
Traducciones de “leaven”
en chino (tradicionál) 使發酵, 使變得有趣…
en chino (simplificado) 使发酵, 使变得有趣…
(Definition of leaven from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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