Definition of recipe noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    recipe

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈrɛsəpi//
     
     
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  1. 1 recipe (for something) a set of instructions that tells you how to cook something and the ingredients (= items of food) you need for it a recipe for chicken soup vegetarian recipes a recipe file
  2. 2recipe for something a method or an idea that seems likely to have a particular result synonym formula His plans are a recipe for disaster. What's her recipe for success?
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