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diet
'daɪɪt
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. The act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods).
  2. The usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal).
    • A prescribed selection of foods.
      • A legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan).
        (动) As a verb
        1. Eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight.
          • Follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons.
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