Hay 2 definiciones de diet en inglés:

diet1

Saltos de línea: diet
Pronunciación: /ˈdʌɪət
 
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sustantivo

  • 2A special course of food to which a person restricts themselves, either to lose weight or for medical reasons: I’m going on a diet
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    • Handouts are available in English and Spanish on topics such as weight control, diets to lose weight, and exercise programs.
    • Some people do lose weight on low-carb diets, but the weight loss probably isn't related to blood sugar and insulin levels.
    • It may be more important to stick to a diet and lose weight than to worry about the moral implications of the food you eat.
    Sinónimos
    dietary regime, dietary regimen, dietary programme, restricted diet, crash diet; fast, period of fasting, abstinence
  • 2.1 [as modifier] (Of food or drink) with reduced fat or sugar content: diet soft drinks
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    • I only drank diet soda, and I started to get more seafood including sushi.
    • Worse still, aspartame is contained in most of these diet foods and drinks.
    • Woman who drank diet soda pop that was artificially sweetened did not show any increased risk and tended to lose weight.

verbo (diets, dieting, dieted)

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  • 1Restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight: I began dieting again
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    • If you are not dieting, losing weight is a serious symptom as are tiredness and weakness.
    • He believes some obese people cannot lose weight purely by dieting - they are clinically ill.
    • If we want a different weight, we diet or body build.
    Sinónimos
    follow a diet, be on a diet, eat sparingly, eat selectively, abstain, fast; slim, lose weight, watch one's weight; North American reduce
    North American informal slenderize
  • 1.1 [with object] Put (a person or animal) on a special diet.
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    • He dieted me down to 185, to make sure I was as lean as possible.

Derivativos

dieter

sustantivo
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  • More research in America has now suggested it could also affect mental health, leaving dieters feeling grumpy, tired, apathetic and restless.
  • But most dieters reach their plateau before they reach their goal, and many get discouraged when the thrill leaves before all the weight does.
  • Although the low-carb dieters lost more weight initially, one of the studies showed that after 12 months both groups had shed about the same number of pounds.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French diete (noun), dieter (verb), via Latin from Greek diaita 'a way of life'.

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Hay 2 definiciones de diet en inglés:

diet2

Saltos de línea: diet
Pronunciación: /ˈdʌɪət
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A legislative assembly in certain countries.
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    • The term originated with the protest of the reforming minority at the diet of Spires in 1529 against the catholic majority.
    • Under the ‘October Diploma’ of 1860, the government agreed to call the diets, which would then elect to the Reichsrat.
    Sinónimos
    legislative assembly, legislature, parliament, congress, senate, synod, council; assembly, committee, convocation, conclave
  • 1.1 historical A regular meeting of the states of a confederation.
  • 1.2 Scots Law A meeting or session of a court.
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    • That judgment sympathetically, clearly and concisely deals with a case that must have been very far from the ordinary diet of a judge sitting in the crown court.

Origen

late Middle English: from medieval Latin dieta 'day's work, wages, etc.', also 'meeting of councillors'.

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