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cook

verb uk   /kʊk/ us  
A1 [I or T] When you cook food, you prepare it to be eaten by heating it in a particular way, such as baking or boiling, and when food cooks, it is heated until it is ready to eat: I don't cook meat very often. [+ two objects] He cooked us an enormous meal./He cooked an enormous meal for us. Let the fish cook for half an hour before you add the wine.
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cook

noun [C] uk   /kʊk/ us  
A2 someone who prepares and cooks food: She's a wonderful cook.
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