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Noun

Singular
diet

Plural
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  1. The food and beverage a person or animal consumes.
    The diet of the Giant Panda consists mainly of bamboo.
  2. (countable) A controlled regimen of food and drink, as to gain or lose weight or otherwise influence health.
  3. By extension, any habitual intake or consumption.
    He's been reading a steady diet of nonfiction for the last several years.
  4. (countable) A council or assembly of leaders; a formal deliberative assembly.

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Verb

Infinitive
to diet

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to diet (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To modify one's food and beverage intake so as to decrease or increase body weight or influence health.

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