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American English: /st(j)u/
British English: /stjuː/

Translation of stew in Spanish:


transitive verb

  • (meat)
    hacer compota de
    Example sentences
    • They can be used in spring salads; and their sweetness can be used to remove sourness from food, particularly fruit, so it is useful to add some when stewing rhubarb or gooseberries.
    • Braising, steaming, poaching, stewing, and microwaving meats minimize the production of these chemicals.
    • The chef swore that he did not add gourmet powder to the soup when we asked how he maintained such tasty flavors after stewing the dish on a fire for at least four hours.

intransitive verb

  • (meat/fruit)
    don't let the tea stew (British)
    no dejes el té mucho tiempo en infusión
    to let somebody stew in her/his own juice
    dejar sufrir a alguien
    let him stew (in his own juice) for a while
    déjalo que sufra or déjalo sufrir un rato
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