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fast food

noun [U] /ˈfæst ˈfud/
cheap, often hot food that is prepared and served quickly in a restaurant
Translations of “fast food”
in Korean 패스트 푸드…
in Arabic مَأكولات سَريعة…
in Portuguese pratos rápidos…
in Catalan menjar ràpid…
in Japanese ファストフード…
in Italian fast food…
in Chinese (Traditional) 速食…
in Russian еда быстрого приготовления…
in Turkish ayaküstü yenilen yemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快餐…
in Polish (jedzenie typu) fast food, szybkie dania…
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