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noun     flavour pronunciation in British English
/ˈfleɪvə(r)/
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  1. 1
    [countable] the particular taste that food or drink has

    a nutty/spicy/bitter flavour

    have a flavour:

    The drink has a very strong flavour of citrus fruit.

    give a flavour:

    Fresh ginger gives an eastern flavour to the dish.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] a pleasant or strong taste

      This beer has no flavour.

      add flavour:

      Add flavour to your meal by using more herbs and garlic.

  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] an idea of what something is like
    give/impart a flavour:

    The music gives some flavour of the traditional ways of singing.

  3. 3
    [singular/uncountable] a particular quality that is typical of something

    His paintings really catch the mood and flavour of the country.

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