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English definition of “bite”

bite

noun (USING TEETH)    /baɪt/
B2 [C] the act of biting something: He took a bite (= bit a piece) out of the apple.Biting, chewing and swallowingEating
(Definition of bite noun (USING TEETH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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