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boil (sth) down

phrasal verb with boil uk   /bɔɪl/  us   /bɔɪl/ verb
to heat a liquid or food so that part of it is turned into gas and its amount is reduced, or to be reduced in this way

boil sth down

phrasal verb with boil uk   /bɔɪl/  us   /bɔɪl/ verb
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in Chinese (Simplified) (使)煮浓, (使)熬浓…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)煮濃, (使)熬濃…
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“boil (sth) down” in British English

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