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appetizernoun [C]

 us   /ˈæp·ɪˌtɑɪ·zər/
a small amount of food eaten before a meal or as the first part of it
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appetizernoun [C]

(UK usually appetiser) uk   /ˈæp.ə.taɪ.zər/  us   /ˈæp.ə.taɪ.zɚ/
a small amount of food eaten before a meal: At 6.30 everyone gathered for drinks and appetizers in the lounge.
mainly US the first part of a meal: The average cost of a full three-course meal - appetizer, main course, and dessert - is about $45.
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