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I fed my yak on my spare Cadbury chocolate 21,0000ft up Everest. It was a blonde, very sweet female yak. I made it my pet after that.
Brian Blessed

Meaning of "chocolate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHOCOLATE

From Spanish, from Aztec xocolatl, from xococ sour, bitter + atl water.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHOCOLATE

chocolate  [ˈtʃɒkəlɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHOCOLATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chocolate is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHOCOLATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

chocolate

Chocolate

Chocolate i/ˈtʃɒklət/ is a typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored, as with vanilla. It is made in the form of a liquid, paste or in a block or used as a flavoring ingredient in other sweet foods. Cacao has been cultivated by many cultures for at least three millennia in Mexico and Central America. The earliest evidence of use traces to the Mokaya, with evidence of chocolate beverages dating back to 1900 BC. In fact, the majority of Mesoamerican people made chocolate beverages, including the Mayans and Aztecs, who made it into a beverage known as xocolātl, a Nahuatl word meaning "bitter water". The seeds of the cacao tree have an intense bitter taste and must be fermented to develop the flavor. After fermentation, the beans are dried, cleaned, and roasted. The shell is removed to produce cacao nibs, which are then ground to cocoa mass, pure chocolate in rough form. Because the cocoa mass is usually liquefied before being molded with or without other ingredients, it is called chocolate liquor. The liquor also may be processed into two components: cocoa solids and cocoa butter.

Definition of chocolate in the English dictionary

The first definition of chocolate in the dictionary is a food preparation made from roasted ground cacao seeds, usually sweetened and flavoured. Other definition of chocolate is a drink or sweetmeat made from this. Chocolate is also a moderate to deep brown colour.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHOCOLATE


alveolate
ælˈvɪəlɪt
amygdalate
əˈmɪɡdəlɪt
apostolate
əˈpɒstəlɪt
ciliolate
ˈsɪlɪəlɪt
coverlet
ˈkʌvəlɪt
deerlet
ˈdɪəlɪt
desolate
ˈdɛsəlɪt
devilet
ˈdɛvəlɪt
disconsolate
dɪsˈkɒnsəlɪt
ebracteolate
iːˈbræktɪəlɪt
inviolate
ɪnˈvaɪəlɪt
medalet
ˈmɛdəlɪt
oblanceolate
ɒbˈlɑːnsɪəlɪt
osselet
ˈɒsəlɪt
pistolet
ˈpɪstəlɪt
subulate
ˈsuːbjəlɪt
ultraviolet
ˌʌltrəˈvaɪəlɪt
urceolate
ˈɜːsɪəlɪt
vacuolate
ˈvækjʊəlɪt
violet
ˈvaɪəlɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHOCOLATE

chock-a-block
chock-full
chocker
chocko
chockstone
choco
chocoholic
chocolate bar
chocolate biscuit
chocolate brown
chocolate cake
chocolate chip cookie
chocolate drop
chocolate eclair
chocolate soldier
chocolate-box
chocolate-coloured
chocolatey
chocolatier
chocolaty

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHOCOLATE

cholate
cyclopentolate
dark chocolate
death by chocolate
dessert chocolate
drinking chocolate
extrapolate
folate
hot chocolate
immolate
interpolate
isolate
lanceolate
late
milk chocolate
percolate
phenolate
plain chocolate
prolate
solate
violate

Synonyms and antonyms of chocolate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chocolate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHOCOLATE

Find out the translation of chocolate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chocolate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chocolate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巧克力
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chocolate
570 millions of speakers

English

chocolate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चॉकलेट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شكولاتة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шоколад
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chocolate
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চকলেট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chocolat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Coklat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schokolade
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チョコレート
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

초콜릿
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Coklat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sô cô la
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாக்லேட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चॉकलेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çikolata
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cioccolata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czekolada
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шоколад
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ciocolată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σοκολάτα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sjokolade
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

choklad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sjokolade
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chocolate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHOCOLATE»

The term «chocolate» is very widely used and occupies the 3.377 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHOCOLATE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «chocolate» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «chocolate» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chocolate

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10 QUOTES WITH «CHOCOLATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word chocolate.
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Chris Abani
I had amazing intellectual privilege as a kid. My mom taught me to read when I was two or three. When I was five, I read and wrote well enough to do my nine-year older brother's homework in exchange for chocolate or cigarettes. By the time I was 10, I was reading Orwell, Tolstoy's 'War and Peace,' and the Koran. I was reading comic books, too.
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Ted Allen
I had a little epiphany when I was a writer at 'Chicago' magazine. I sat down to dinner at the Ritz-Carlton. Somebody poured a white dessert wine with chocolate cake. It was a wine I would never have expected to make sense. The idea of any wine tasting fabulous with chocolate cake was fascinating to me.
3
Shawn Amos
In the '60s, my father, Wally Amos, had been a talent agent and a personal manager before taking a major career detour in 1975, when he opened a store selling chocolate chip cookies.
4
David Augsburger
Theologically, the creation of chocolate demonstrates both the unity and the diversity of humanity. Wherever you taste it, in every country of the world, it is immediately recognizable. Other things, in every cuisine, are just food, but chocolate is chocolate.
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Gina Barreca
Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate.
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James Belushi
When I come to Chicago, I gorge myself. I get off the plane and start with Gene and Jude's for two hot dogs with everything, swing by The Fudge Pot for a taffy apple and a turtle, chocolate clusters at Sarah's Pastries and Candies and steak at Smith and Wollensky. I find time for Gino's pizza within the next 12 hours.
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Jim Bishop
Scoops of mint ice cream with chips of chocolate cows.
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Brian Blessed
I fed my yak on my spare Cadbury chocolate 21,0000ft up Everest. It was a blonde, very sweet female yak. I made it my pet after that.
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Regina Brett
When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
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Ellen Burstyn
It's about avoiding reality through various escape routes that become addictions and lead to Hell. My character is addicted to television, chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son, which has no basis in reality.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHOCOLATE»

Discover the use of chocolate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chocolate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Great Book of Chocolate: The Chocolate Lover's Guide ...
The Great book every chocophile has been waiting for, pastry chef David Lebovitz's guide is a jam-packed snapshot of the global chocolate picture.
David Lebovitz, 2011
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Like Water For Chocolate
The number one bestseller in Mexico and America for almost two years, and subsequently a bestseller around the world, Like Water For Chocolate is a romantic, poignant tale, touched with moments of magic, graphic earthiness, bittersweet wit ...
Laura Esquivel, 2010
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Chocolate: History, Culture, and Heritage
Here is a sampling of some of the fascinating topics explored inside the book: Ancient gods and Christian celebrations: chocolate and religion Chocolate and the Boston smallpox epidemic of 1764 Chocolate pots: reflections of cultures, ...
Louis E. Grivetti, Howard-Yana Shapiro, 2011
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Chocolate: Food of the Gods
This collection examines the history of cacao and chocolate-making--its use in literature, art, music, and folklore, as a subject for psychology and childrearing, and as an important product for business.
Alex Szogyi, 1997
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Chocolate
Presents more than one hundred recipes for birthdays, Valentine's Day, and other chocolate-worthy occasions
Patricia Lousada, 1999
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Chocolate Decorations
Few people know the name Jean-Pierre Wybauw.
Jean-Pierre Wybauw, 2007
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Chocolate: The Consuming Passion
Demonstrates the nearly infinite variety of expressions of the chocolate lover's passion and gives numerous helpful hints, including how to grow chocolate at home
Sandra Boynton, 1982
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The Chocolate Touch
Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out…. First published in 1952, The Chocolate Touch was an instant classic—and has remained a timeless favorite with kids, teachers, and parents.
Patrick Skene Catling, 2013
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Chocolate
A simple introduction to chocolate, how it is grown, and how it is processed.
Saviour Pirotta, 2003
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Hot Chocolate: 50 Heavenly Cups of Comfort
50 heavenly recipes for hot chocolate; full color throughout.
Fred Thompson, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHOCOLATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chocolate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tea-Infused Sweets: Chocolate + Jasmine Tea Is A Match Made In …
"I love the smell of it," Gallego says as she shows me how she's infused a pot of milk with jasmine tea to make a milk-chocolate custard. «NPR, Jul 15»
2
World Chocolate Day: 10 weird chocolate facts
The famous chocolate river Augustus Gloop almost drowned in in the original Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory film was made 15,000 ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Tasmanians salivate over chocolate paintings good enough to eat
Beverley McNamara and Alex Nicholas are trialling the new techniques ahead of the Chocolate Winterfest at Latrobe next month. «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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Tacoma gets its first bean-to-bar chocolate makers
It doesn't look much like a chocolate factory from the outside: a small storefront backing up to the Stadium Thriftway parking lot, just next to the ... «TheNewsTribune.com, Jul 15»
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RECIPES: Kylee's Kitchen celebrates Chocolate Day with Texas …
(July 7, 2015) – Texas Sheet Cake is a universal way to say “yum!” And there's not better day to eat this rich, chocolatey treat than on Chocolate ... «Fox 59, Jul 15»
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My favorite dark chocolate: Lindt 90% cocoa
When I fly I either fast or pack along macadamia nuts, applewood smoked bacon jerky, and dark chocolate. My favorite chocolate is Lindt's ... «Boing Boing, Jul 15»
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Woman selling home for $100 and a chocolate recipe
TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (WUSA9) -- Have any good chocolate recipes? A woman who owns an Italian hot chocolate business in Brooklyn New ... «W*USA 9, Jul 15»
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Happy World Chocolate Day! Check Out 9 Sweet Facts Every …
While we're big believers that chocolate should be consumed (in moderation) everyday, today is the day that you can guiltlessly feast on the ... «In Touch Weekly, Jul 15»
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7 reasons why chocolate is scientifically good for you
It's good news for people with a sweet tooth: as well as being regarded as one of the tastiest foods in the world, chocolate also happens to have ... «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
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Jelly Tip chocolate: A case of fear of missing out?
Local chocolate maker Whittaker's said on Monday that its limited edition Jelly Tip block, launched a week ago, has been selling so quickly that ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Chocolate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chocolate>. Jan 2022 ».
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