olive

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɒlɪv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɑlɪv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(oliv)


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olive

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. stuffed olives
  2. [garlic, blue-cheese] -stuffed olives
  3. olives stuffed with garlic
  4. a [bowl, plate] of olives
  5. the olive's pit
  6. olives [with, without] pits
  7. [Greek, kalamata, green, black] olives
  8. topped with olives
  9. with olives on top
  10. [pick, harvest] olives
  11. a [cup, pound] of olives
  12. the taste of olives
  13. decorate a salad with [black] olives
  14. paint the [wall, room, car] in olive
  15. her [skin] is olive in color
  16. olive [oil, paté, spread, pits]
  17. olive [pizza, pate]
  18. cook with olive oil
  19. [refined, virgin, extra virgin] olive oil
  20. is olive- [flavored, flavor]
  21. [painted, decorated, finished] in olive green
  22. olive green in color
  23. olive-green [fatigues, overalls, pants]
  24. an olive [T-shirt, dress, skirt, dye]
  25. [wearing, dressed in] olive [fatigues]
  26. his [skin, T-shirt] is an olive color
  27. her [skin] is olive in color
  28. has olive- [colored, color] skin
  29. her [skin, face, complexion] is olive
  30. extend an olive branch (in peace)
  31. an olive [tree, grove, branch]
  32. an olive [dish, fork]
n as adj
  1. olive [oil, pâté, spread, pits, pizza]
  2. cook with olive oil
  3. [refined, virgin, extra-virgin] olive oil
  4. an olive [T-shirt, dress, skirt, dye]
  5. [wearing, dressed in] olive [fatigues]
  6. extend an olive branch (in peace)
  7. an olive [tree, grove, branch]
  8. an olive [dish, fork]
adv
  1. is olive-flavored
  2. [painted, decorated, finished] in olive green
  3. olive green in color
  4. olive-green [fatigues, overalls, pants]
  5. has olive-colored skin
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