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noun food pronunciation in British English /fuːd/ 
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singularfood
pluralfoods
  1. [uncountable] the things that people or animals eat

    Prices of food and clothing have risen dramatically in recent years.

    All the food is cooked and served by volunteer helpers.

    Doctors stress the importance of good fresh food.

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] a particular type of food

      People with this complaint cannot digest certain foods.

      I can't eat spicy food.

      frozen/tinned food:

      a new range of frozen foods

      cat/dog/pet/baby food:

      a tin of cat food

      Italian/Chinese/Indian etc food:

      Do you like Chinese food?

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