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English definition of “taste”


noun [C/U] (FLAVOR)   /teɪst/
a flavor and feeling produced by food or drink in your mouth that tells you what it is and lets you appreciate it, or the ability to have this feeling : [U] Sugar has a sweet taste and lemons have a sour taste. [U] I’ve lost my taste for (= stopped enjoying the taste of) spicy foods . A taste is also a small amount : [C usually sing] Have a taste of this sauce and tell me if it’s too salty . [C usually sing] fig. I had a taste of (= I briefly experienced ) factory work last summer , and I didn’t like it at all.
(Definition of taste noun (FLAVOR) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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