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Definition of broth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

broth

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//brɒθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//brɑːθ//
 
, NAmE//brɔːθ//
 
[uncountable, countable]
 
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  • thick soup made by boiling meat or fish and vegetables in water chicken broth see also Scotch broth
  • Word Origin Old English, of Germanic origin; related to brew.Idioms
    too many cooks spoil the broth
     
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    (saying) if too many people are involved in doing something, it will not be done well
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: broth

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