bean

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbiːn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bin/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bēn)


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bean

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [red, green, black] beans
  2. [baked, refried, canned, dry] beans
  3. a [can, tin, sack, pound] of beans
  4. We are having beans for [lunch, dinner].
  5. am out of coffee beans
  6. [grind, roast] coffee beans
  7. [fair-trade, organic] coffee beans
  8. the smell of coffee beans
  9. beans and [pork, bacon, ham]
  10. beans with [pork]
  11. playing with a jumping bean
  12. [stuffed, lined, filled] with beans
  13. slang: Use your bean (for once)!
  14. slang: doesn't know beans about [economics, baseball, computers]
  15. idiom: Who spilled the beans?
n as adj
  1. whole-bean coffee
  2. eat bean [sprouts, curd]
  3. [red, black] -bean [soup, stew]
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