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Marinate

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Marinade
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Definition: Marinate means to coat or immerse foods in an acidic-based liquid or dry rub, to tenderize and flavor before cooking. Food is marinated in a marinade.

Pronunciation: MAIR eh nate • (verb)

Examples: The steak is marinated for a few hours before grilling to tenderize.

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