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vinegar

noun [U] uk   /ˈvɪn.ɪ.ɡər/ us    /-ɡɚ/
B2 a sharp-tasting liquid, made especially from sour wine, malt , or cider , that is used to add flavour to or to preserve food: wine vinegar Would you like oil and vinegar on your salad?
Translations of “vinegar”
in Korean 식초…
in Arabic خَلّ…
in French vinaigre…
in Turkish sirke…
in Italian aceto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醋…
in Russian уксус…
in Polish ocet…
in Spanish vinagre…
in Portuguese vinagre…
in German der Essig…
in Catalan vinagre…
in Japanese 酢…
in Chinese (Simplified) 醋…
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