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marinade

noun [C] uk   /ˌmær.ɪˈneɪd/ us  
a mixture, usually containing oil, wine, or vinegar and herbs and spices, that you pour over fish or meat before it is cooked, in order to add flavour to it or make it tender: Pour the marinade over the beef and leave it for 24 hours.

marinade

verb [I or T]
→  marinate
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