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“pungent” in British English

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pungentadjective

uk /ˈpʌn.dʒənt/ us /ˈpʌn.dʒənt/
pungency
noun [ U ] uk /ˈpʌn.dʒən.si/ us /ˈpʌn.dʒən.si/

The cheeses vary in pungency.
pungently
adverb uk /ˈpʌn.dʒənt.li/ us /ˈpʌn.dʒənt.li/

(Definition of “pungent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“pungent” in American English

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pungentadjective

us /ˈpʌn·dʒənt/

(of a smell or taste) very strong, sometimes in an unpleasant way:

pungent odors

(Definition of “pungent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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