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roast

2 noun
     
Related topics: Cooking, Leisure
roast2 [countable]
1DFC a large piece of roasted meat:
a traditional Sunday roast
2

hot dog roast/oyster roast etc

American EnglishDFC an outdoor party at which food is cooked on an open fire
3 American EnglishDL an occasion at which people celebrate a special event in someone's life by telling funny stories or giving speeches about them:
a celebrity roast

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