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English definition of “marinade”

marinade

noun [C]     /ˌmær.ɪˈneɪd/
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 .Sauces, dressings, dips and pickles
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