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noun Chinese pronunciation in American English /ˌtʃaɪˈniz/ 
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the group of related languages that people speak in China
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] Chinese food

    She wanted Italian but I said I preferred Chinese.

    1. a.
      [countable] British informal a Chinese restaurant or take-out
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