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Synonyms of barbecue in English:


  • 1 there was an evening barbecue
    meal cooked outdoors, … roast;
    North American cookout;
    South African braaivleis;
    New Zealand hangi
    Australian informalbarbie
  • 2 she bought a barbecue for the garden
    North American brazier;
    in Japanhibachi
  • verb

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  • they barbecued some steaks
    cook outdoors, grill, spit-roast;
    North American broil, charbroil
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