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onion

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈʌn.jən/ us  
A2 a vegetable with a strong smell and flavour, made up of several layers surrounding each other tightly in a round shape, usually brown or red on the outside and white inside: I always cry when I'm chopping onions. Fry the onion and garlic for about two minutes.
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in Korean 양파…
in Arabic بَصَل…
in French oignon…
in Turkish soğan…
in Italian cipolla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洋蔥(頭)…
in Russian лук (овощ)…
in Polish cebula…
in Spanish cebolla…
in Portuguese cebola…
in German die Zwiebel…
in Catalan ceba…
in Japanese タマネギ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洋葱(头)…
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