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bakeverb [I/T]

 us   /beɪk/
to ​cook inside an ​oven
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bakeverb

uk   /beɪk/  us   /beɪk/
A2 [I or T] to ​cook inside an ​oven, without using ​addedliquid or ​fat: I made the ​icing while the ​cake was baking. a baked ​potato freshly baked ​bread Bake at 180°C for about 20 ​minutes. Bake for 5–7 ​minutes in a ​preheatedoven. a baking ​dishUK a baking ​tin/​trayUS a baking ​sheet/​pan
[I or T] to make something such as ​earth or ​clay hard by ​heating it, usually in ​order to make ​bricks
[I] informal to be or ​become very ​hot: It's baking ​outside. You'll bake in that ​fleecejacket!

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