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buffetnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʊf.eɪ/  us   /bəˈfeɪ/
a meal where people serve themselves different types of food: Are you having a sit-down meal or a buffet at the wedding? UK a restaurant in a station, where food and drinks can be bought and eaten

buffetverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈbʌf.ɪt/
(of wind, rain, etc.) to hit something repeatedly and with great force: The little boat was buffeted mercilessly by the waves.
Translations of “buffet”
in Arabic بوفيه…
in Korean 뷔페…
in Malaysian pukulan…
in French claque…
in Turkish açık büfe…
in Italian rinfresco, buffet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自助餐, (車站的)餐館,速食部…
in Russian шведский стол…
in Polish bufet…
in Vietnamese cú đấm…
in Spanish bofetada…
in Portuguese bufê…
in Thai การตีด้วยมือหรือต่อย…
in German der Faustschlag…
in Catalan bufet…
in Japanese ビュッフェ…
in Indonesian pukulan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自助餐, (车站的)餐馆,快餐部…
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