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macerate

verb [I or T] uk   us   /ˈmæs.ə.reɪt/ specialized
to leave food in a liquid so that it absorbs the liquid and becomes soft, or to become soft in this way: Mix together all the ingredients and leave them to macerate in the fridge overnight.
Translations of “macerate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (把食物)浸軟, 浸漬…
in Chinese (Simplified) (把食物)浸软, 浸渍…
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