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bake

verb uk   us   /beɪk/
A2 [I or T] to cook inside an oven, without using added liquid or fat: I made the icing while the cake was baking. a baked potato freshly baked bread Bake at 180°C for about 20 minutes. Bake for 5–7 minutes in a preheated oven. a baking dishUK a baking tin/trayUS a baking sheet/pan [I or T] to make something such as earth or clay hard by heating it, usually in order to make bricks [I] informal to be or become very hot: It's baking outside. You'll bake in that fleece jacket!
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