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cookingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/
A2 the activity of preparing or cooking food: My mother always hated cooking. Who does the cooking in your house? I love my dad's cooking (= the food that he cooks).

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cookingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/
(Definition of cooking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cookingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkʊk·ɪŋ/
the skill or activity of preparing and heating food to be eaten: My mother always hated cooking.
Cooking can also refer to a particular style of preparing food: Southern/Italian cooking
(Definition of cooking from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cooking”
in Arabic طَبْخ…
in Korean 요리…
in Portuguese arte culinária, cozinha…
in Catalan cuina…
in Japanese 料理(法)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烹饪,做饭…
in Turkish yemek pişirme, yemek pişirme tarzı…
in Russian готовка, приготовление пищи, кухня…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烹飪,做飯…
in Italian il cucinare…
in Polish gotowanie, kuchnia…
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“cooking” in British English

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