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spoonnoun [C]

uk   us   /spuːn/
A2 an object consisting of a round, hollow part and a handle, used for mixing, serving, and eating food (used as a combining form): a soup spoon a teaspoon (also spoonful) an amount held in a particular spoon: a couple of spoons of sauce
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spoonverb [T + adv/prep]

uk   us   /spuːn/
to move something, especially food, using a spoon: He spooned the mush into the baby's open mouth. Spoon a little sauce over the fish.
Translations of “spoon”
in Arabic مِلْعَقة…
in Korean 숟가락, 스푼…
in Malaysian sudu, sudu penuh…
in French cuiller, cuillerée…
in Turkish kaşık…
in Italian cucchiaio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匙,杓, 調羹, 用作構詞成分…
in Russian ложка…
in Polish łyżka, łyżeczka…
in Vietnamese cái thìa, lượng mà thìa có thể đựng…
in Spanish cuchara, cucharada…
in Portuguese colher…
in Thai ช้อน, เต็มช้อน…
in German der Löffel…
in Catalan cullera…
in Japanese スプーン, さじ…
in Indonesian sendok, sesendok…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匙,勺, 调羹, 用作构词成分…
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