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raw

adjective /roː/
not cooked
cru
raw onions/meat.
not prepared or refined; in the natural state
brut
raw cotton What raw materials are used to make plastic?
with the skin rubbed and sore
à vif
My heel is raw because my shoe doesn’t fit properly.
untrained; inexperienced
inexpérimenté
raw recruits.
rawness noun
crudité
a raw deal unfair treatment I think he got a raw deal – he should have been promoted instead of Jenkins. raw material noun material before being processed or manufactured; material in its natural state such as iron and coal.
matière première
(Definition of raw from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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