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American English: /ɪnˈɡridiənt/
British English: /ɪnˈɡriːdɪənt/

Translation of ingredient in Spanish:


  • 1 (Cooking) the ingredients of or for this dish
    los ingredientes de or para este plato
    Example sentences
    • Place the first four ingredients in a food processor with a pinch of salt, and process until combined.
    • Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan big enough to hold everything, including the pears.
    • Combine the remaining ingredients, season with salt and pepper and place on a plate.
  • 3 (element) the main ingredients of her character
    los principales elementos de su carácter
    an essential ingredient of or for happiness
    un ingrediente or elemento esencial para ser feliz
    Example sentences
    • The contribution of her staff over many years was also a vital ingredient in the factor of success.
    • His fiction is constipated with the factual ingredients he stuffed into it.
    • It is a film about overcoming the odds, an integral ingredient of the bush myth.
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