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noun salt pronunciation in British English /sɔːlt/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a white substance that is often added to food before or after cooking to improve its flavour. Salt is dug from the ground, or produced from sea water

    Add a pinch of salt.

  2. 2
    [countable] chemistry a chemical substance formed from an acid
  3. 3


    [plural] a substance or medicine that looks like ordinary salt, used for a particular purpose


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