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"fry" in British English

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fryverb [I or T]

uk   us   /fraɪ/
B1 to ​cookfood in ​hotoil 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   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 ​cookfood in ​hotoil or ​fat: [T] She was frying ​eggs and getting the ​coffeeready.
fried
adjective [not gradable]  us   /frɑɪd/
We had fried ​chicken and ​mashedpotatoes 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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