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noun [uncountable] bread pronunciation in British English /bred/
  1. 1
    a common food made from flour, water, and usually yeast (=a substance that makes the bread grow larger). Bread is usually sold in a large piece called a loaf or made into smaller pieces called rolls. You usually cut bread into slices to eat it

    bread and butter

    a slice of bread

    Have you ever tried making bread?

    a bread roll

  2. 2
    informal old-fashioned money

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