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English definition of “stew”

stew

verb     /stjuː/ US  /stuː/
[T] to cook meat, fish, vegetables, or fruit slowly and gently in a little liquidPreparing food using heatPreparing food [I] informal to be angry: You're not still stewing about what happened yesterday, are you?Becoming angry and expressing anger [I] UK to do nothing useful: With jobs so scarce, many young people spend long hours with little to do but drink and stew.Passive and not working
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