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relishverb [T]

 us   /ˈrel·ɪʃ/
  • relish verb [T] (ENJOY)

to like or enjoy something: I enjoyed our vacation, but didn’t relish the twenty-hour trip back home.

relishnoun

 us   /ˈrel·ɪʃ/
  • relish noun (SAUCE)

[C/U] a type of sauce, usually made of vegetables cut into small pieces, vinegar, and spices, that adds flavor to food: [U] We have relish for the hamburgers and hot dogs.
  • relish noun (ENJOY)

[U] the enjoyment you get from doing something
(Definition of relish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"relish" in British English

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relishverb [T]

uk   /ˈrel.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈrel.ɪʃ/ formal

relishnoun

uk   /ˈrel.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈrel.ɪʃ/
  • relish noun (SAUCE)

C2 [C or U] a type of sauce that is eaten with food to add flavour to it: tomato and onion relish Would you like relish on your burger?
(Definition of relish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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