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cookery

Syllabification: cook·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈko͝ok(ə)rē
 
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Definition of cookery in English:

noun (plural cookeries)

chiefly British
The practice or skill of preparing and cooking food.
Example sentences
  • She successfully completed a Cordon Bleu cookery course earlier this year.
  • Competitors had to display their creative tasks in carpentry, craft, cookery and computer skills.
  • The participants in cookery had to prepare four varieties of food.

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