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Definition of polyunsaturated fat noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


polyunsaturated fat

NAmE//ˌpɑliʌnˌsætʃəreɪt̮əd ˈfæt//
[countable, uncountable] (also polyunsaturates
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a type of fat found, for example, in seeds and vegetable oils, that does not encourage the harmful development of cholesterol foods that are high in polyunsaturated fats see also monounsaturated fat, saturated fat, trans-fatty acid, unsaturated fat
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