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ovennoun [C]

uk   /ˈʌv.ən/  us   /ˈʌv.ən/
B1 the part of a cooker with a door, used to bake or roast food: a conventional/gas/fan-assisted oven a microwave oven a cool/medium/hot oven Place the cake in the oven at 180°C. Calcutta in summer is like an oven (= extremely and uncomfortably hot).

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(Definition of oven from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ovennoun [C]

 us   /ˈʌv·ən/
part of a stove that is box-shaped with a door, in which food is baked or heated, or a separate device with this shape and use: Roast the turkey in a 325° oven for four hours. a toaster/microwave oven
(Definition of oven from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oven”
in Korean 오븐…
in Arabic فُرْن…
in Malaysian ketuhar…
in French four…
in Russian духовка, печь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烤箱, 烤爐…
in Italian forno…
in Turkish fırın…
in Polish kuchenka, piekarnik…
in Spanish horno…
in Vietnamese lò nướng…
in Portuguese forno…
in Thai เตาอบ…
in German der Ofen…
in Catalan forn…
in Japanese オーブン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烤箱, 烤炉…
in Indonesian pemanggangan…
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