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English definition of “concoct”

concoct

verb [T]     /kənˈkɒkt/
INVENT to invent a story or explanation in order to deceive someone: He had concocted a web of lies .Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
MIX to make something unusual , especially food , by mixing things togetherPreparing foodPreparing food using heatMixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
concoction     /kənˈkɒkʃən/ noun [C] a concoction of meringue , ice cream , and fresh strawberries
(Definition of concoct verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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