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cook

verb uk   us   /kʊk/
A1 [I or T] When you cook food, you prepare it to be eaten by heating it in a particular way, such as baking or boiling, and when food cooks, it is heated until it is ready to eat: I don't cook meat very often. [+ two objects] He cooked us an enormous meal./He cooked an enormous meal for us. Let the fish cook for half an hour before you add the wine.
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cook

noun [C] uk   us   /kʊk/
A2 someone who prepares and cooks food: She's a wonderful cook.
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Translations of “cook”
in Arabic يَطبُخ…
in Korean 요리하다…
in Malaysian masak…
in French (faire) cuire…
in Turkish yemek pişirmek/hazırlamak, pişmek…
in Italian cucinare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 加熱, 做飯,烹調, 燒,煮…
in Russian готовить (еду), вариться, жариться…
in Polish gotować, gotować się…
in Vietnamese nấu ăn…
in Spanish cocinar, guisar, preparar (la comida)…
in Portuguese cozinhar…
in Thai ทำอาหาร…
in German kochen…
in Catalan cuinar…
in Japanese 料理する…
in Indonesian memasak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加热, 做饭,烹调, 烧,煮…
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