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English definition of “fry”

fry

verb [I/T]  /frɑɪ/ us  
to cook food in hot oil or fat: [T] She was frying eggs and getting the coffee ready.
fried
adjective [not gradable]  /frɑɪd/ us  
We had fried chicken and mashed potatoes for supper.
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