Meaning of ADDITIVE in English

ADDITIVE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ædɪtɪv ]

( additives)

An additive is a substance which is added in small amounts to foods or other things in order to improve them or to make them last longer.

Strict safety tests are carried out on food additives.

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