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roast

verb uk   /rəʊst/ us    /roʊst/

roast verb (COOK)

A2 [T or I] to cook food in an oven or over a fire: Just roast the chicken in the oven and baste it in oil and lemon. figurative We lay on the beach and roasted (= got very hot) in the Mediterranean sun. [T or I] to heat nuts or coffee beans so that they become drier and browner
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roast verb (CRITICIZE)

[T] informal to criticize severely or speak angrily to someone

roast

adjective [before noun] uk   /rəʊst/ us    /roʊst/ ( also roasted)
A2 Roast meat or vegetables have been cooked in an oven or over a fire: roast beef/chicken/potatoes roasted red pepper sauce

roast

noun [C] uk   /rəʊst/ us    /roʊst/
a large piece of roasted meat
Translations of “roast”
in Korean 굽다…
in Arabic يَشْوي…
in French (faire) rôtir/griller, torréfier…
in Turkish kızartmak, kızarmak…
in Italian arrostire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烹調, 烘, 烤…
in Russian жарить(ся), печь(ся)…
in Polish piec (się), opiekać (się)…
in Spanish asar, tostar…
in Portuguese assar…
in German braten, rösten…
in Catalan rostir(-se)…
in Japanese (オーブンなどで)~を焼く, ローストする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烹调, 烘, 烤…
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