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bakeverb

uk   /beɪk/  us   /beɪk/
A2 [I or T] to cook inside an oven, without using added liquid or fat: I made the icing while the cake was baking. a baked potato freshly baked bread Bake at 180°C for about 20 minutes. Bake for 5–7 minutes in a preheated oven. a baking dishUK a baking tin/trayUS a baking sheet/pan
[I or T] to make something such as earth or clay hard by heating it, usually in order to make bricks
[I] informal to be or become very hot: It's baking outside. You'll bake in that fleece jacket!

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bakeverb [I/T]

 us   /beɪk/
to cook inside an oven
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