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food additive Syllabification: food ad·di·tive

Definition of food additive in English:


A substance added to food to enhance its flavor or appearance or to preserve it.
Example sentences
  • A European law on food additives is being revised with the full support of the British government.
  • The safety of food additives - food colors in particular - continues to interest the health-conscious public.
  • High-fiber foods are thought to speed food through your intestines, thereby preventing your body from absorbing potentially carcinogenic food additives.

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