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English definition of “caramelize”


verb (UK usually caramelise)     /ˈkær.ə.məl.aɪz/ US  /ˈkɑːr.məl-/ /ˈker.ə-/
[I] If sugar caramelizes, it turns into caramel .Preparing foodPreparing food using heat [T] to cook a food with sugar so that the food becomes sweet and often brown : caramelized onions / nuts Preparing foodPreparing food using heat
(Definition of caramelize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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