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English definition of “roast”

roast

verb [I/T]  /roʊst/ us  
to cook meat or other food by dry heat in an oven or over a fire
roast
adjective [not gradable]  /roʊst/ (also roasted,  /ˈroʊ·stəd/) us  
roast beef/turkey

roast

noun [C]  /roʊst/ us  
a large piece of meat cooked in an oven: a beef roast A roast is also an outside event at which food is cooked over a fire: a lobster roast
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