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cook

verb /kuk/
to prepare (food) or become ready by heating
cocinar, guisar, preparar (la comida), cocer
She cooked the chicken The chicken is cooking in the oven.
cooker noun an apparatus on which food is cooked; a stove
cocina, fogón
She has an electric cooker.
an apple etc used in cooking, not for eating raw.
fruta o alimento para cocinar
cookery noun the art or practice of cooking food
cocina
She was taught cookery at school (also adjective) cookery classes.
cooking noun the process of preparing food
Cocina
Who does most of the cooking in your house? Do you like cooking?
food made in a particular way
Cocina
Italian/home/vegetarian cooking.
cookery book noun (British ) a book of instructions on how to prepare and cook various dishes; cookbook(American)
libro de cocinar
a French/Thai cookery book.
cook up phrasal verb (informal ) to invent or make up a false story etc
inventar(se)
He cooked up a story about his car having broken down.
Translations of “cook”
in Korean 요리하다…
in Arabic يَطبُخ…
in French (faire) cuire…
in Italian cucinare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 加熱, 做飯,烹調, 燒,煮…
in Russian готовить (еду), вариться, жариться…
in Turkish yemek pişirmek/hazırlamak, pişmek…
in Polish gotować, gotować się…
in Portuguese cozinhar…
in German kochen…
in Catalan cuinar…
in Japanese 料理する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加热, 做饭,烹调, 烧,煮…
(Definition of cook from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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