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baconnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbeɪ·kən/
salted or ​smokedmeat from the back or ​sides of a ​pig, usually ​eatensliced and ​fried
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"bacon" in British English

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baconnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbeɪ.kən/  us   /ˈbeɪ.kən/
B1 meat from the back or ​sides of a ​pig, often ​eatenfried in ​thinslices: a bacon ​sandwich a ​slice/​rasher of bacon bacon and ​eggs

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"bacon" in Business English

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baconnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbeɪkən/
bring home the bacon informal
to ​earnmoney to ​live on: Men were once solely ​responsible for ​bringinghome the bacon.
to be ​successful at something: They said they would ​bringhome the bacon, but so far they have done no such thing, with ​salesfalling 14%.
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