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ingredient meaning

EN[ɪnˈɡɹiːdiənt]
WIngredient
  • An ingredient is a substance that forms part of a mixture (in a general sense). For example, in cooking, recipes specify which ingredients are used to prepare a specific dish.
  • National laws usually require prepared food products to display a list of ingredients, and specifically require that certain additives be listed.
  • In most developed countries, the law requires that ingredients be listed according to their relative weight in the product.
  • The term constituent is often chosen when referring to the substances that constitute the tissue of living beings such as plants and people, because the word ingredient in many minds connotes a sense of human agency (that is,
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    Definition of ingredient in English Dictionary

  • NounPLingredientsSUF-ent
    1. One of the substances present in a mixture, especially food.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Every time we change the ingredients in our foods, we have to get them reapproved before they can be marketed.
        • Each ruin pub is unique, but they all share certain similarities. The main ingredient is usually an abandoned building, preferably with a vacant lot nearby to hold picnic tables and a few beer taps.
        • Ube is a popular ingredient in cakes and ice-cream in the Philippines.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      Meaning of ingredient for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "ingredient" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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