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They had a farm back home where they grew fruit and vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Roast for ½ hour or until the vegetables are almost cooked. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He changed his diet, eating lots of fresh fish and vegetables and cutting carbs and sugar. The Sun (2017)Stir the meat into the vegetables, stirring until browned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)FULL of healthy vegetables, soups are a delicious way to boost your goodness intake. The Sun (2017)Science has made it clear that a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is good for you. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The prices of meat and vegetables were at record highs. Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France (2006)If there is a choice between using fresh vegetables and canned foods always choose the former. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)Yet almost half were eating just two servings of fruit or vegetables a day or less. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most of all make fresh fruit and vegetables a substantial part of your diet. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Beer and vegetables could become more expensive as crop yields suffer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Almost all say that they try to eat fruit and vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Remove the meat and vegetables from the pan and serve together. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Try to eat at least one piece of fruit a day and get a good variety of vegetables. Coping with Angina (1990)Drizzle the lamb and vegetables with 1 tbsp oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: vegetable /ˈvɛdʒtəbl/ NOUN
Vegetables are edible plants such as cabbages, potatoes, and onions.
- American English: vegetable
- Arabic: خُضَار
- Brazilian Portuguese: vegetal
- Chinese: 蔬菜
- Croatian: povrće
- Czech: zelenina
- Danish: grøntsag
- Dutch: groente
- European Spanish: verdura
- Finnish: vihannes
- French: légume
- German: Gemüse
- Greek: λαχανικό
- Italian: verdura
- Japanese: 野菜
- Korean: 채소
- Norwegian: grønnsak
- Polish: warzywo
- European Portuguese: vegetal
- Romanian: legumă
- Russian: овощ
- Spanish: verdura
- Swedish: grönsak
- Thai: ผัก
- Turkish: sebze
- Ukrainian: овоч
- Vietnamese: rau củ
British English: vegetable ADJECTIVE
Vegetable matter comes from plants.
...compounds, of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin.
Definition of vegetable from the Collins English Dictionary
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