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noun beef pronunciation in British English /biːf/
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singularbeef
pluralbeefs
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the meat from a cow
    a slice of roast beef
    minced beef
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    1. a.
      relating to this meat
      the beef industry
      beef cattle
      beef stew
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  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] informal a complaint
    What’s his beef?
  3. 3
    [uncountable] informal strength or power

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