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curry

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkʌr.i/  us   /ˈkɝː-/
A2 a dish, originally from South Asia, consisting of meat or vegetables cooked in a spicy sauce: a hot (= very spicy) curry a mild (= slightly spicy) curry vegetable/chicken/lamb curry curry sauce
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curried
adjective uk   us   /-id/
curried eggs/fish

curry

verb uk   /ˈkʌr.i/  us   /ˈkɝː-/

curry verb (TRY TO PLEASE)

curry favour disapproving to praise someone, especially someone in authority, in a way that is not sincere, in order to get some advantage for yourself: He's always trying to curry favour with the boss.

curry verb (FOOD)

[T] to make a curry with something: Let's curry the leftover meat.

curry verb (HORSE)

[T] specialized horses to clean and brush a horse with a special comb
Translations of “curry”
in Arabic كاري (طَعام هِنْدي)…
in Korean 커리…
in Malaysian kari…
in French curry…
in Turkish baharatı bol, acı Hint yemeği…
in Italian (prato ao) curry…
in Chinese (Traditional) (源自印度的)咖喱食品,咖喱菜餚…
in Russian карри…
in Polish curry…
in Vietnamese món cà ri…
in Spanish curry…
in Portuguese caril…
in Thai แกงเผ็ด…
in German das Currygericht…
in Catalan curri…
in Japanese カレー…
in Indonesian kari…
in Chinese (Simplified) (源自印度的)咖喱食品,咖喱菜肴…
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