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roast

noun [C]
 
 
/rəʊst/
a piece of roasted meat: We usually have a roast for lunch on Sunday.Savoury dishes
Translations of “roast”
in Korean 구운 고기…
in Arabic لَحم مَشوي…
in Portuguese assado…
in Catalan rostit…
in Japanese ローストした肉・野菜…
in Italian arrosto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大塊烤肉…
in Russian жаркое, жареное мясо…
in Turkish kızartma, kızartma et…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大块烤肉…
in Polish pieczeń…
(Definition of roast noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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