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buffet

noun [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

buffet

verb [T] uk   /ˈbʌf.ɪt/ us  
(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 Korean 뷔페…
in Arabic بوفيه…
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 Spanish bofetada…
in Portuguese bufê…
in German der Faustschlag…
in Catalan bufet…
in Japanese ビュッフェ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自助餐, (车站的)餐馆,快餐部…
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