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English definition of “taste”

taste

noun (FLAVOUR)    /teɪst/
B1 [C or U] the flavour of something, or the ability of a person or animal to recognize different flavours : I love the taste of garlic . Olives are perhaps an acquired taste (= you only like them after you have become familiar with their taste). When you've got a cold you often lose your sense of taste. → See also aftertasteFlavours and tastesThe senses in general a taste for sth C2 the fact of liking or enjoying something: I acquired a taste for classical music when I was living in Vienna. [S] a small amount of food : Have a taste of the sauce and tell me if it needs salt .Food - general words
(Definition of taste noun (FLAVOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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