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raw

adjective
 
 
/rɔː/
FOOD B1 not cooked: raw meat/vegetablesVarious qualities of food
NATURAL B2 in the natural state: raw materials raw sugarNatural and artificial
INJURY If a part of the body is raw, the skin has come off and it is red and painful.Pain and painful
rawness noun [U] →  See also hit/touch a (raw) nerve
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