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Meaning of “cooking” in the English Dictionary

"cooking" in British English

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cookingnoun [U]

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

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cookingadjective [before noun]

uk   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 ​heatingfood to be ​eaten: My ​mother always ​hated cooking. Cooking can also refer to a ​particularstyle of ​preparingfood: 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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