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verb chew pronunciation in British English /tʃuː/
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present tense
I/you/we/theychew
he/she/itchews
present participlechewing
past tensechewed
past participlechewed
  1. [intransitive/transitive] to use your teeth to bite food in your mouth into small pieces so that you can swallow it
    High-fibre foods take longer to chew.
    chew on: He was chewing on his meat as if he found it hard to swallow.
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    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to bite something continuously but not swallow it
      We’re not allowed to chew gum in class.
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