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caramelize

[ kar-uh-muh-lahyz, kahr-muh- ]
/ 藞k忙r 蓹 m蓹藢la瑟z, 藞k蓱r m蓹- /
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verb (used with or without object), car路a路mel路ized, car路a路mel路iz路ing.
to convert or be converted into caramel.
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Also especially British, car路a路mel路ise .

Origin of caramelize

First recorded in 1720鈥30; caramel + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM caramelize

car路a路mel路i路za路tion, nounun路car路a路mel路ized, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for caramelize

caramelize

caramelise

/ (藞k忙r蓹m蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
to convert or be converted into caramel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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