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English definition of “medium rare”

medium rare

adjective uk   /ˌmiː.di.əmˈreər/ us    /-ˈrer/
(of meat) cooked so that it is still slightly red in the middle: I'd like my steak medium rare, please.
(Definition of medium rare from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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