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English definition of “low-calorie”

low-calorie

adjective     /ˌləʊˈkæl.ər.i/ US  /ˌloʊˈkæl.ɚ.i/ (also low-cal, lo-cal,   /ˌləʊˈkæl/   US  /ˌloʊ-/)
containing fewer calories (= units for measuring the amount of energy a food provides ) than normal : low-calorie drinks / snacks Diets and dieting
(Definition of low-calorie adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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