Definition of 'foodstuff'
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The global prices of other basic foodstuffs have proved similarly volatile in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)More popular with people in need has been the distribution of basic foodstuffs. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Basic foodstuffs and pharmaceuticals are running short in some areas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As most shops in the capital remained closed yesterday, the price of basic foodstuffs was rising fast. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The price war in basic foodstuffs such as fresh fruit and veg has yet to impact, he claims. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In the next five-year plan, imports of foodstuffs should therefore go down considerably. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)More than 200 people a week pick up basic foodstuffs from the Baptist church after three factories closed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)By far the commonest trigger is food, and there are undoubtedly many people who cease to have migraine attacks if they exclude certain foodstuffs from their diets. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)
Trends of 'foodstuff'
Used Occasionally. foodstuff is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'foodstuff'
British English: foodstuff NOUN
Foodstuffs are substances which people eat.
...basic foodstuffs such as sugar, cooking oil, and cheese.
Definition of foodstuff from the Collins English Dictionary
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