Meaning of ADDITIVE in English

ADDITIVE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

artificial additives (= used to give food more colour or taste )

Artificial additives such as colourings, sweeteners and flavour enhancers aren’t permitted in baby foods.

food additives (= substances added to food in order to improve its taste or appearance )

These chemicals have been approved as food additives.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

artificial

But that's all - no artificial additives , colourings or preservatives.

There are no artificial additives at all.

chemical

According to Hocking, paper cups can not be recycled because they contain chemical additives .

These deer are grass-fed; growth hormones or other chemical additives are not used.

It claims that the stringent tests applied to chemical additives would lead to unacceptable delays in the introduction of genetically-altered foods.

■ NOUN

food

It has been suggested that this can happen with some food additives , particularly preservatives and synthetic colours.

Pesticide residues, exposure to chemicals at toxic-waste sites, food additives , bird and insect droppings.

I have one in each category to offer; the first on fishing and the second on food additives .

Also, the Delaney clause forbids any consideration of the many benefits of man-made pesticides and food additives .

Approved additives . Food additives are identified by E numbers and all new ones must be tested.

■ VERB

use

Larger enterprises, which need a standard product, use plenty of additives .

Geotechnics, laboratory and numerical assessment of bearing capacity of soils under curricular footings, enhancement of soil properties using man-made additives .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Foods sold under this label are guaranteed to be free from additives and preservatives.

This product contains no artificial additives.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Also, the Delaney clause forbids any consideration of the many benefits of man-made pesticides and food additives.

Artificial additives such as colourings, sweeteners and flavour enhancers aren't permitted in baby foods.

Extremes in climate will require different additives and preservatives to be used.

Larger enterprises, which need a standard product, use plenty of additives.

Pesticide residues, exposure to chemicals at toxic-waste sites, food additives, bird and insect droppings.

She may lack something in her diet, obviously in her additives.

The gasoline additive had leaked from underground storage tanks at a Navy gas station.

The more natural rock, sea and Maldon salts are completely with additives.

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