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Angla substantivo
English noun
  • IFA /ˈdaɪət/ 
  • Sono :(lingvo -en-,
    dialekto -US-
  1. dieto
  2. Ŝablono:senseidThe food and beverage a person or animal consumes.
    The diet of the Giant Panda consists mainly of bamboo.
  3. countable A controlled regimen of food and drink, as to gain or lose weight or otherwise influence health.
  4. By extension, any habitual intake or consumption.
    He's been reading a steady diet of nonfiction for the last several years.
  5. countable ; usually capitalized as a proper noun A council or assembly of leaders; a formal deliberative assembly.
    They were given representation of some important diet committees.
Derived terms[redakti]


diet (infinitivo to diet, tria singulara persono diets, simpla pasinta dieted, pasiva participo dieted, aktiva participo dieting)

  1. transitive To regulate the food of (someone); to put on a diet.
  2. intransitive To modify one's food and beverage intake so as to decrease or increase body weight or influence health.
    I've been dieting for six months, and have lost some weight.
  3. obsolete To eat; to take one's meals.
    • Francis Bacon
      Let him [] diet in such places, where there is good company of the nation, where he travelleth.
  4. obsolete ; transitive To cause to take food; to feed.
    • Othello
      But partly led to diet my revenge […].


  1. Containing lower-than-normal amounts of fat, salt, sugar, and/or calories.
    diet soda
    • 1982, Consumer Guide, Dieter's Complete Guide to Calories, Carbohydrates, Sodiums, Fats & Cholesterol (page 18)
      Many grocery chains offer premium-priced lean or diet hamburger; but the fat content is usually at least 10 percent, sometimes 15 percent or more.
    • 2006, Andrew F. Smith, Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food (page 72)
      By 1963, a study concluded that 28 percent of Americans were dieting. In 1963, the Coca-Cola Company introduced Tab, a diet cola drink.



  • komuna
  • (en) diet, dieten, dieter, dieterna
di-et, plurnombro: di-et-er


  1. dieto
    Jag är ledsen att du måste hålla diet, men jag äter en glass i alla fall.
    Mi malfeliĉas ke vi devas sekvi dieton, sed ĉiuokaze mi manĝos glaciaĵon.
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