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barbecue

noun [C]  us   /ˈbɑr·bɪˌkju/ (abbreviation BBQ)
a metal frame on which food is cooked outside over a fire, or a meal prepared using such a frame and usually eaten outside: I like catfish cooked on a barbecue. Our neighbors invited all of us to a backyard barbecue.
barbecue
verb [T]  us   /ˈbɑr·bɪˌkju/
During the summer we barbecue all the time.
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