Definition of 'additive'
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The food is mainly vegan, with no additives or chemicals. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Always avoid cheap foods with excessive additives, preservatives or added grains because they can make skin problems worse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experts warned that some of the additives in processed food and drink could make it harder to conceive, after one of the first studies of its kind. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This provides additives that are used in the fluid catalyst cracking process in petroleum refining. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are also many additives in fast foods like burgers. The Sun (2016)These are very basic and exclude any chemical additives. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)With extra sugar and additives you need to pick carefully to get the best for your body. The Sun (2014)This aspect has become important with the increased use of food additives. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)He had experimented with prison populations by giving them food low in additives and sugar. E For Additives (1987)The mere presence of chemical additives in food may cause some trace elements to become unavailable. Secrets of the Soil (1990)They have often been sweetened with sugar or artificial additives. The Sun (2015)It has an ace taste and no additives or preservatives. The Sun (2012)Its fibre is being used as an additive in construction blocks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It had the same unique selling point but it was made with cheaper ingredients and chemical additives. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)Look for those that still declare no added salt and sugar and artificial additives. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When mixed with certain fuel additives available from high street shops it can be used in diesel engines. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Most fuel additives are soluble cleaning chemicals that manufacturers claim enhance engine performance when mixed with petrol or diesel. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We buy organic vegetables because we want things that are grown with the least amount of additives and preservatives. Christianity Today (2000)The third factor is an allergy either to a particular food itself or to a chemical additive found in food. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)More research needs to be done before the replacement of " artificial " additives in this way can be considered beneficial. E For Additives (1987)Parents and others worried that many drinks contain additives and possibly pesticide residues need look no further for a safe alternative. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)Foods containing artificial additives or preservatives. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)Alternatively, the plant itself may be used as a more simple bathing additive. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)They contain no additives and are simply made from wheat flour, palm oil and salt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Organic wines contain fewer additives, which may help. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I keep a bottle of herbal oil solely as a bath additive and body oil. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)A ready meal may include half a dozen artificial additives, not to mention lashings of sugar and fat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: additive /ˈædɪtɪv/ NOUN
An additive is a substance which is added to food by the manufacturer for a particular purpose, such as colouring it.
Strict safety tests are carried out on food additives.
- American English: additive
- Arabic: عُنْصُر إِضافِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aditivo
- Chinese: 添加剂
- Croatian: dodatak
- Czech: přísada
- Danish: tilsætningsstof
- Dutch: additief
- European Spanish: aditivo
- Finnish: lisäaine
- French: additif
- German: Zusatz
- Greek: πρόσθετο
- Italian: additivo
- Japanese: 添加剤
- Korean: 첨가물
- Norwegian: tilsetningsstoff
- Polish: dodatek
- European Portuguese: aditivo
- Romanian: aditiv
- Russian: добавка
- Spanish: aditivo
- Swedish: tillsatsmedel
- Thai: วัตถุเจือปน
- Turkish: katkı maddesi
- Ukrainian: добавка
- Vietnamese: phụ gia
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