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fryverb [I or T]

uk   /fraɪ/  us   /fraɪ/
B1 to cook food in hot oil or fat: Fry the mushrooms in a little butter.informal figurative You'll fry (= burn) if you lie in the sun all day.

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frynoun [plural]

uk   /fraɪ/  us   /fraɪ/
(Definition of fry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fryverb [I/T]

 us   /frɑɪ/
to cook food in hot oil or fat: [T] She was frying eggs and getting the coffee ready.
adjective [not gradable]  us   /frɑɪd/
We had fried chicken and mashed potatoes for supper.
(Definition of fry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fry”
in Korean 기름에 튀기다…
in Arabic يَقْلي…
in Malaysian menggoreng…
in French faire frire…
in Russian жарить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 油炸, 油煎, 油炒…
in Italian friggere…
in Turkish kızartmak…
in Polish smażyć…
in Spanish freír…
in Vietnamese rán, chiên…
in Portuguese fritar…
in Thai ทอด (อาหาร)…
in German braten…
in Catalan fregir…
in Japanese ~を(油で)いためる, ~を(油で)揚げる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 油炸, 油煎, 油炒…
in Indonesian menggoreng…
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