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curry

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkʌr.i/ us    /ˈkɝː-/
A2 a dish, originally from South Asia, consisting of meat or vegetables cooked in a spicy sauce: a hot (= very spicy) curry a mild (= slightly spicy) curry vegetable/chicken/lamb curry curry sauceSavoury dishes
curried
adjective uk   /-id/ us  
curried eggs/fishSavoury dishes

curry

verb uk   /ˈkʌr.i/ us    /ˈkɝː-/

curry verb (TRY TO PLEASE)

curry favour disapproving to praise someone, especially someone in authority, in a way that is not sincere, in order to get some advantage for yourself: He's always trying to curry favour with the boss.Praising insincerely or too eagerly

curry verb (FOOD)

[T] to make a curry with something: Let's curry the leftover meat.Preparing food using heatPreparing food

curry verb (HORSE)

[T] specialized horses to clean and brush a horse with a special combHorse ridingHorse racing
(Definition of curry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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