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food

noun [C/U]  /fud/ us  
something that can be taken in by an animal and used to keep it alive and allow it to grow or develop, or such things considered as a whole: [U] baby/cat food [C] There were a lot of frozen foods in the refrigerator. Sometimes food means only the solid material eaten by animals, and not liquids: [U] He has had no food or drink for 24 hours.
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