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ingredient

US /ɪnˈɡridiənt/

UK /ɪnˈgri:diənt/

  • noun
  • Food item used when making a meal or drink
  • Quality necessary to be something to work well

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moral

US /ˈmɔrəl, ˈmɑr-/

UK /ˈmɒrəl/

  • adjecitve
  • In a way considered proper and good by most people
  • noun
  • In a way considered proper and good by most people
  • Lesson learned from a story or experience

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dude

US /dud, djud/

UK /du:d/

  • noun
  • Form of address for a man
suppose

US /səˈpoʊz/

UK /sə'pəʊz/

  • verb
  • To imagine or guess what might happen

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elite

US /iˈliːt/

UK /iˈliːt/

  • noun
  • The richest, most powerful, best-educated, or best-trained group in a society
  • adjecitve
  • Belonging to the richest, most powerful, best-educated, or best-trained group in a society

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stuff

US /stʌf/

UK /stʌf/

  • noun
  • Generic description for things, materials, objects
  • verb
  • To push material inside something, with force
subtly

US /ˈsəd(ə)li/

UK /ˈsʌtli/

  • adverb
  • In a way that is delicate or slight, but effective
chauffeur

US /ˈʃofɚ, ʃoˈfɚ/

UK /'ʃəʊfə(r)/

  • noun
  • Person employed to drive someone around in a car
inhalation

US /ˌɪnhəˈleʃən/

UK /ˌɪnhə'leɪʃn/

  • noun
  • Act of breathing
literally

US /ˈlɪtərəli/

UK

  • adverb
  • So as to express the exact meaning of something
  • Used to say something is true, even if unlikely