Meaning of “kosher” in the English Dictionary

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"kosher" in British English

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uk /ˈkəʊ.ʃər/ us /ˈkoʊ.ʃɚ/

(Definition of “kosher” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"kosher" in American English

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kosheradjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈkoʊ·ʃər/

(of food or places where food is kept) prepared or kept in conditions that follow the rules of Jewish law:

kosher food
a kosher restaurant

Kosher can also mean acceptable or correct:

It’s kosher for a politician to make a fortune when he leaves office, but not when he’s in office.

(Definition of “kosher” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)