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cream

noun
 
 
/kriːm/
FOOD [U] A2 a thick, yellowish-white liquid that is taken from milk: raspberries and creamDairy products and eggs
FOR SKIN [C, U] B1 a soft substance that you rub into your skin to make it softer or less painful: face/hand creamMake-up and skin care
COLOUR [U] A2 a yellowish-white colourBlack, white and grey
the cream of sth the best people or things in a particular group: the cream of Milan's designers →  See also ice cream Good and excellent things
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