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  1. rec·i·pe
    IPA[ˈresəˌpē]
  2. noun

    • 1. a set of instructions for preparing a particular dish, including a list of the ingredients required:

      a traditional Indonesian recipe
      Synonym : cooking directions, receipt
    • 2. something which is likely to lead to a particular outcome:

      sky-high interest rates are a recipe for disaster
      Synonym : means/way of achieving, means/way of ensuring, prescription, formula, method, technique, system, procedure, plan, likely cause of, source of, MO, process, means, way, blueprint, modus operandi
    • 3. a medical prescription:

      it would be useless to enumerate all the drugs and recipes for their application which have been tried
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: recipe, plural noun: recipes

    • noun

      a set of instructions for preparing a particular dish, including a list of the ingredients required:

      something which is likely to lead to a particular outcome:

    • be extremely likely to have unfortunate consequences
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