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English definition of “oil”

oil

noun [C or U] (FOR COOKING)    /ɔɪl/
A2 a smooth thick liquid produced from plants or animals that is used in cooking: olive/corn/vegetable/sunflower oilFats and oils in food and cooking
(Definition of oil noun (FOR COOKING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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