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noun     intake pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
  1. 1
    [singular] the amount of something that you eat or drink

    Reduce your intake of salt, sugar, and junk foods.

    1. a.
      the amount of a chemical or another substance that enters your body
      intake of:

      a good intake of vitamins

      your calorie/energy/protein intake

  2. 2
    [countable] the part of a machine or engine where air or fuel is taken in
  3. 3
    [singular/uncountable] the number of people accepted by an institution such as a school, university, or company at one time

    this year’s intake of students


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