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noun biology carbohydrate pronunciation in American English /ˌkɑrboʊˈhaɪˌdreɪt/
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pluralcarbohydrates
  1. [countable/uncountable] a substance found in foods such as sugar, bread, and potatoes. Carbohydrates supply your body with heat and energy.
    1. a.
      [countable] a food that contains carbohydrates
      Eat more carbohydrates and less fatty foods.

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