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vegetarian

noun [C] uk   /ˌvedʒ.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /-ˈter.i-/ (UK informal veggie)
B1 a person who does not eat meat for health or religious reasons or because they want to avoid being cruel to animals: Of the four million people who have become vegetarians in this country, nearly two thirds are women.
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vegetarianism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ə.nɪ.zəm/
Vegetarianism is very popular among young people in Britain, especially among teenage girls.

vegetarian

adjective uk   /ˌvedʒ.ɪˈteə.ri.ən/  us   /-ˈter.i-/ (informal veggie)
B1 not eating or including meat: vegetarian cooking/food a vegetarian dish/meal a vegetarian restaurant She's recently gone/become vegetarian.
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Translations of “vegetarian”
in Korean 채식주의자…
in Arabic نَباتي…
in Portuguese vegetariano, -a…
in Catalan vegetarià, -ana…
in Japanese 菜食主義者, ベジタリアン…
in Italian vegetariano, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 素食者,素食主義者…
in Russian вегетарианец…
in Turkish etyemez kişi, vejeteryan kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 素食者,素食主义者…
in Polish wegetaria-nin/nka…
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