Meaning of “tenderize” in the English Dictionary

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"tenderize" in British English

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tenderizeverb [ T ]

UK usually tenderise uk /ˈten.dər.aɪz/ us /ˈten.də.raɪz/

to make meat easy to cut or chew (= crush with the teeth) by beating it or preparing it in a particular way

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

"tenderize" in American English

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tenderizeverb [ T ]

us /ˈten·dəˌrɑɪz/

to make food easy to cut or chew:

Certain ingredients and cooking methods tenderize tough foods.

(Definition of “tenderize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)