raw


raw
raw raw [rɔː ǁ rɒː] adjective [only before a noun]
1. MANUFACTURING raw metals or other substances are in their natural state and have not been prepared or used to make anything:

• German companies produced 6.1% less raw iron in March.

• the export of raw logs

2. raw data/​statistics etc STATISTICS information that has not been arranged, checked, or prepared in any way:

• The system collects raw data about which products a customer has purchased.

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raw UK US /rɔː/ adjective
NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION used to describe materials that are in their natural state and have not yet been changed, prepared, or used to make something else: »

raw ingredients

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Cotton mills buy the raw cotton and turn it into finished cloth.

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Cheese and yogurt producers have to pay high prices for raw milk and other supplies.

used to describe information that has been collected, but has not yet been studied in detail: »

We were given a large quantity of raw data.

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As yet we are only able to give you the raw figures before adjustments.

a raw deal — Cf. a raw deal

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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