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pre·cook

 (prē-ko͝ok′)
tr.v. pre·cooked, pre·cook·ing, pre·cooks
To cook in advance or partially.
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precook

(priːˈkʊk)
vb (tr)
(Cookery) to cook (food) beforehand
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pre•cook

(priˈkʊk)

v.t.
to cook (food) partly or completely beforehand, esp. to facilitate preparation before serving.
[1945–50]
pre•cook′er, n.
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precook


Past participle: precooked
Gerund: precooking

Imperative
precook
precook
Present
I precook
you precook
he/she/it precooks
we precook
you precook
they precook
Preterite
I precooked
you precooked
he/she/it precooked
we precooked
you precooked
they precooked
Present Continuous
I am precooking
you are precooking
he/she/it is precooking
we are precooking
you are precooking
they are precooking
Present Perfect
I have precooked
you have precooked
he/she/it has precooked
we have precooked
you have precooked
they have precooked
Past Continuous
I was precooking
you were precooking
he/she/it was precooking
we were precooking
you were precooking
they were precooking
Past Perfect
I had precooked
you had precooked
he/she/it had precooked
we had precooked
you had precooked
they had precooked
Future
I will precook
you will precook
he/she/it will precook
we will precook
you will precook
they will precook
Future Perfect
I will have precooked
you will have precooked
he/she/it will have precooked
we will have precooked
you will have precooked
they will have precooked
Future Continuous
I will be precooking
you will be precooking
he/she/it will be precooking
we will be precooking
you will be precooking
they will be precooking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been precooking
you have been precooking
he/she/it has been precooking
we have been precooking
you have been precooking
they have been precooking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been precooking
you will have been precooking
he/she/it will have been precooking
we will have been precooking
you will have been precooking
they will have been precooking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been precooking
you had been precooking
he/she/it had been precooking
we had been precooking
you had been precooking
they had been precooking
Conditional
I would precook
you would precook
he/she/it would precook
we would precook
you would precook
they would precook
Past Conditional
I would have precooked
you would have precooked
he/she/it would have precooked
we would have precooked
you would have precooked
they would have precooked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.precook - cook beforehand so that the actual preparation won't take long; "precook the rice"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
ready, prepare, cook, fix, make - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
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Translations

precook

[ˌpriːˈkʊk] VTprecocinar
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precook

vtvorkochen
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