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English definition of “cafeteria”

cafeteria

noun [C]     /ˌkæf.əˈtɪə.ri.ə/ US  /-ˈtɪr.i-/
A2 a restaurant (often in a factory , a college , or an office building ) where people collect food and drink from a serving area and take it to a table themselves after paying for itRestaurants and cafes
(Definition of cafeteria noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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