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noun cream pronunciation in British English /kriːm/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a thick yellowish-white liquid taken from the top of milk

    peaches and cream

    Would you like cream or ice cream with your apple pie?

    1. a.
      [only before noun] used about food that contains cream

      fish in cream sauce

      cream cakes

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a thick smooth substance that you put on your skin, for example to protect it from the sun

    skin cream

    sun cream

  3. 3
    [uncountable] a yellowish-white colour
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