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noun chocolate pronunciation in British English /ˈtʃɒklət/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food

    Would you like a piece of chocolate?

    a chocolate bar/bar of chocolate (=a long block of chocolate)

    1. a.
      [only before noun] made from or tasting of chocolate

      chocolate cake/biscuits/mousse

    2. b.
      [countable] a small sweet made from chocolate
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a drink made by pouring hot water or milk over a sweet chocolate powder, or a cup of this drink
  3. 3
    [uncountable] a dark brown colour
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