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brew

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
brew

Third-person singular
brews

Past tense
brewed

Past participle
brewed

Present participle
brewing

  1. (transitive) To brew is boil, infuse and ferment hops and malt to make beer.
    He grew hops so he could use them to brew his own beer.
  2. (transitive) Brew is to put leaves into very hot water to make a drink.
    He used the best tea leaves to brew his tea.
  3. To brew is to come up with a plan.

Noun[change]

Singular
brew

Plural
brews

  1. A brew is a drink made by putting the ingredients into hot water.
    He made a strong brew of tea.
  2. A brew is something made by a process of mixing, like beer.
    High prices and high unemployment created a brew of discontent among the people.

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