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noun dish pronunciation in British English /dɪʃ/
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singulardish
pluraldishes
  1. 1
    [countable] an open container like a plate, but not as deep as a bowl, used for serving or cooking food
    Place the fruit in a large shallow dish.
    an ovenproof dish
    a pie dish
    1. a.
      the food contained in a dish
      dish of: Dishes of dried fruit and nuts were placed on the counter.
    2. b.
      a container shaped like a dish
      a soap dish
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  2. 2
    [countable] food prepared and cooked in a particular way
    Do you have any vegetarian dishes?
    Her favourite dish is roast chicken.
    a variety of seafood dishes
    dish of the day (=a special dish that is offered on a particular day in a restaurant): The dish of the day is salmon fishcakes.
  3. 3

    dishes

    [plural] the plates, pans etc that have to be washed after preparing and serving a meal
    do/wash the dishes: Who’s going to do the dishes?
  4. See also dishy

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used to describe foods which don't contain ingredients such as wheat, dairy products etc …

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