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tenderize

verb [T] uk (UK usually tenderise)   /ˈten.dər.aɪz/ us    /-də.raɪz/
to make meat easy to cut or chew (= crush with the teeth) by beating it or preparing it in a particular wayPreparing animals and fish for cooking
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