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English definition of “precook”

precook

verb [T] uk   /ˌpriːˈkʊk/ us  
to cook food before it is needed so that it can be heated and then eaten at a later timePreparing food using heatPreparing food
precooked
adjective uk   /-ˈkʊkt/ us  
Sales of precooked meals have risen sharply over the past few years.Preparing food using heatPreparing food
(Definition of precook from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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