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English definition of “half board”

half board

noun [U]     UK (US modified American plan)
a hotel room combined with breakfast and another meal either in the evening or in the middle of the day: Expect to pay about £350 for a week's half board in a three-star hotel. half-board accommodation → Compare full boardTourism and holidaysHotels and hostelsAccommodating people
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