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English definition of “cooking”

cooking

noun [U] uk   /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/ us  
A2 the activity of preparing or cooking food: My mother always hated cooking. Who does the cooking in your house? I love my dad's cooking (= the food that he cooks).Cookery terms

cooking

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ/ us  
suitable for cooking with: cooking apples cooking oilPreparing food using heatPreparing food
(Definition of cooking from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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