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meatnoun [U]

 us   /mit/
the ​flesh of an ​animal when it is used for ​food: Get a ​pound of ​chopped meat from the ​supermarket on ​your way ​home.
(Definition of meat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"meat" in British English

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meatnoun

uk   us   /miːt/
  • meat noun (FOOD)

A1 [U] the ​flesh of an ​animal when it is used for ​food: I don't ​eat meat. raw meat red/​white meat [C] a ​type of meat: a ​buffet of cold meats and ​cheeses

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(Definition of meat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “meat”
in Korean 고기…
in Arabic لَحْم…
in Malaysian daging…
in French (de) viande…
in Russian мясо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, (可食用的)肉, (某一種)食用肉…
in Italian carne…
in Turkish et…
in Polish mięso…
in Spanish carne…
in Vietnamese thịt…
in Portuguese carne…
in Thai เนื้อสัตว์…
in German das Fleisch, Fleisch-……
in Catalan carn…
in Japanese (食)肉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, (可食用的)肉, (某一种)食用肉…
in Indonesian daging…
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