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English definition of “precook”

precook

verb [T]     /ˌpriːˈkʊk/
to cook food before it is needed so that it can be heated and then eaten at a later timePreparing food using heatPreparing food precooked     /-ˈkʊkt/ adjective Sales of precooked meals have risen sharply over the past few years.Preparing food using heatPreparing food
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