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Definition of chocolate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈtʃɔklət//
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  1. 1[uncountable] a hard, brown, sweet food made from cocoa beans, used in cooking to add flavor to cakes, etc. or eaten as a candy a piece of chocolate a chocolate cake/bar a chocolate factory see also dark chocolate, milk chocolate
  2. 2[countable] a type of candy that is made of or covered with chocolate a box of chocolates
  3. 3[uncountable] a dark brown color
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: chocolate