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soy sauce Syllabification: soy sauce
(also chiefly British soya sauce)

Definition of soy sauce in English:

noun

A sauce made with fermented soybeans, used in Chinese and Japanese cooking.
Example sentences
  • Add half the spring onion, the mushrooms, pepper, chilli sauce, soy sauce, oyster sauce and mushroom water.
  • Chiang dou-fu are cubes of tofu fermented in soy sauce or Chinese-style miso.
  • Mix half the olive oil with the mustard, honey and soy sauce, and smear all over the steaks.

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