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pork

 (pôrk)
n.
1. The flesh of a pig or hog used as food.
2. Government funds, appointments, or benefits dispensed or legislated by politicians to gain favor with their constituents: "However much [the voters] may distrust Congress and dislike pork, the advantages of being represented by an incumbent with seniority are hard to deny" (Richard Lacayo).
v. porked, pork·ing, porks
v.intr. Slang
1. To eat ravenously; gorge oneself. Used with out.
2. To become fat. Used with out.
v.tr. Vulgar Slang
To engage in sexual intercourse with (another). Used especially of a man.

[Middle English, from Old French porc, pig, from Latin porcus; see porko- in Indo-European roots.]
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pork

(pɔːk)
n
(Cookery) the flesh of pigs used as food
[C13: from Old French porc, from Latin porcus pig]
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pork

(pɔrk, poʊrk)

n.
1. the flesh of a hog or pig used as food.
2. appropriations, appointments, etc., made by the government for political reasons.
[1250–1300; < Old French < Latin porcus hog, pig; c. farrow1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pork - meat from a domestic hog or pigpork - meat from a domestic hog or pig  
pig, squealer, Sus scrofa, grunter, hog - domestic swine
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
cut of pork - cut of meat from a hog or pig
cochon de lait, suckling pig - whole young pig suitable for roasting
pork loin - meat from a loin of pork
salt pork - fat from the back and sides and belly of a hog carcass cured with salt
pigs' feet, pigs' knuckles - feet or knuckles of hogs used as food; pickled or stewed or jellied
2.pork - a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
appropriation - money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
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pork

noun
Slang. The political appointments or jobs that are at the disposal of those in power:
patronage, spoil (used in plural).
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Translations
لَحْم الخَنْزيرلـَحْمُ خِنْزِير
vepřové
svinekød
porsassianliha
svinjetina
sertéshús
svínakjöt
ポーク
돼지고기
kiauliena
cūkgaļa
bravčovina
svinjina
svinjetina
fläskfläskkött
สุกร
thịt lợn

pork

[pɔːk]
A. Ncarne f de cerdo or puerco or (LAm) chancho
B. CPD pork butcher Ncharcutero/a m/f, chanchero/a m/f (LAm)
pork chop Nchuleta f de cerdo or puerco
pork pie N (Culin) → empanada f de carne de cerdo (Brit) = porky B pork sausage Nsalchicha f de cerdo or puerco
pork scratchings NPLchicharrones mpl
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pork

[ˈpɔːrk]
nporc m
I don't eat pork → Je ne mange pas de porc.
modif [fillet, belly, fat] → de porcpork barrel (US)
n
the pork barrel → électoralisme m (travaux publics ou programme de recherche entrepris à des fins électorales)
adj [project, politician] → électoralistepork chop ncôte f de porc, côtelette f de porcpork pie npâté m en croûtepork sausage nsaucisse f (de porc)
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pork

n
(US sl) von der Regierung aus politischen Gründen gewährte finanzielle Vergünstigungen oder Stellen

pork

:
pork barrel
n (US inf) Geldzuwendungen der Regierung an örtliche Verwaltungsstellen, um deren Unterstützung zu gewinnen
pork belly
n (Cook) → Schweinebauch m
pork butcher
nSchweinemetzger m
pork chop

pork

:
pork pie
pork pie hat
n runder, niedriger Filzhut
pork sausage
nSchweinswurst f
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pork

[pɔːk] n(carne f di) maiale m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pork

(poːk) noun
the flesh of a pig used as food.
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pork

لـَحْمُ خِنْزِير vepřové svinekød Schweinefleisch χοιρινό κρέας carne de cerdo sianliha porc svinjetina maiale ポーク 돼지고기 varkensvlees svinekjøtt wieprzowina carne de porco свинина fläskkött สุกร domuz eti thịt lợn 猪肉
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pork

n carne f de cerdo
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