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uncured

Line breaks: un|cured
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkjʊəd
 
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Definition of uncured in English:

adjective

1(Of a person) not restored to health.
2(Of meat, fish, tobacco, or animal skins) not preserved by salting, drying, or smoking: uncured pork
More example sentences
  • Balance high-sodium foods with other foods (fruits, vegetables, uncured meats) that are low in sodium.
  • Dublin's many tanneries required running water in which to soak piles of uncured leather.

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