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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Cooked in such a way as to be ready for sale.

Usage examples (30)
  • During the autumn months, sweet potatoes are sold ready-cooked in Mexico's markets.
  • No doubt every single tenant had smuggled in his own alcohol stove, on which to heat up the ready-cooked food that he regularly bought from the nearest delicatessen.
  • Could I produce my own ready-cooked meals, soups, confectionery, as well as keeping a supply of cigarettes, go on to the street here with a little table and chair and...
  • He dragged himself therefore with his starved-out stomach into the town, and as it was just striking twelve, all was ready-cooked for him in the inn, and he was able to... for more
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