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Brussels1

Line breaks: Brus|sels
Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌs(ə)lz
 
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The capital of Belgium and of the Belgian province of Brabant; population 1,048,491 (2008). The headquarters of the European Commission is located there. Flemish name Brussel /ˈbrys(ə)l/. French name Bruxelles /bʀysɛl/.

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Brussels2

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌs(ə)lz
 
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plural noun

informal
Brussels sprouts.
Example sentences
  • Then Daisy turns the tables: ‘I'll eat my peas if you eat your Brussels’ but Mum does not like sprouts, so they both ditch the vegetables and eat their pudding!
  • Buy your Brussels well before the last few days, when the price goes up; buy a net in a market and hang in the garage or shed to keep cold.
  • Peel the carrots, get rid of any outer leaves from the Brussels and trim the beans.

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