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English definition of “barbecue”

barbecue

noun [C]     /ˈbɑː.bɪ.kjuː/ US  /ˈbɑːr-/ (UK or Australian English informal barbie, written abbreviation BBQ)
A2 a metal frame on which meat, fish, or vegetables are cooked outside over a fireHeaters and burners A2 a meal prepared using such a frame that is eaten outside, often during a partyMeals and parts of meals barbecue     verb [T] B1 to cook food on a barbecue: Their traditional sausages are delicious grilled or barbecued.Preparing food using heatPreparing food
(Definition of barbecue noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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