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Main Entry: 1raw
Pronunciation: primarystressrodot
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): raw·er /primarystressrodot(-schwa)r/; raw·est /primarystressrodot-schwast/
1 : not cooked <a raw carrot>
2 a : being in or nearly in the natural state : not processed or purified <raw milk> <raw sewage> b : not in a finished, organized, or polished form <the raw edge of a seam> <raw data>
3 a : having the surface scraped or roughened <raw red hands> b : very sore or irritated <a raw throat>
4 : not trained or experienced <a raw recruit>
5 : unpleasantly damp or cold <a raw wind>
- raw·ly adverb
- raw·ness noun


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