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  1. leaven

    • IPA[ˈlevən]

    美式

    • n.
      a substance, typically yeast, that is used in dough to make it rise.;dough that is reserved from an earlier batch in order to start a later one fermenting.
    • v.
      cause (dough or bread) to rise by adding yeast or another leavening agent;permeate and modify or transform (something) for the better
    • verb: leaven, 3rd person present: leavens, gerund or present participle: leavening, past tense: leavened, past participle: leavened

    • noun: leaven

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    名詞

    • 1. a substance, typically yeast, that is used in dough to make it rise.
    • dough that is reserved from an earlier batch in order to start a later one fermenting.
    • 2. a pervasive influence that modifies something or transforms it for the better they acted as an intellectual leaven to the warriors who dominated the city

    動詞

    • adj.
      (of bread) made with yeast or other raising agent: leavened breads are forbidden during Passover

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of bread) made with yeast or other leavening agent: leavened breads are forbidden during Passover

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈlɛv(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      a substance, typically yeast, that is used in dough to make it rise.
    • v.
      cause (dough or bread) to rise by adding yeast or another raising agent: it only take a little bit of yeast to leaven the bread

    Oxford Dictionary