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English definition of “cook”

cook

verb
 
 
/kʊk/
PREPARE [I, T] A1 to prepare food and usually heat it: Who's cooking this evening? She cooked the meat in oil and spices.Preparing food using heatPreparing food
HEAT [I] If food cooks, it is heated until it is ready to eat: The rice is cooking.Preparing food using heatPreparing food
cooked adjective not rawPreparing food using heatPreparing food
(Definition of cook verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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