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English definition of “deep-fry”


verb [T]     /ˌdiːpˈfraɪ/
to fry food in a deep pan in which the food is completely covered by oil Preparing food using heatPreparing food deep-fried     /ˌdiːpˈfraɪd/ adjective deep-fried chicken Preparing food using heatPreparing food
(Definition of deep-fry verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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