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picnicnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpɪk.nɪk/
A1 an occasion when you have an informal meal of sandwiches, etc. outside, or the food itself: If the weather's nice we could have a picnic in the park. Why don't you take a picnic with you? a picnic area/lunch/table a picnic basket/hamper
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picnicverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈpɪk.nɪk/ (past participle picnicking, past tense and past participle picnicked)
to have a picnic somewhere: There were several families picnicking on the river bank.
picnicker
noun [C] uk   /-nɪ.kər/  us   /-nɪ.kɚ/
Translations of “picnic”
in Arabic نُزْهة…
in Korean 소풍…
in Malaysian perkelahan…
in French pique-nique…
in Turkish piknik…
in Italian picnic…
in Chinese (Traditional) 野餐, 供野餐吃的食物…
in Russian пикник…
in Polish piknik…
in Vietnamese cuộc đi chơi…
in Spanish picnic, jira campestre, merienda campestre…
in Portuguese piquenique…
in Thai การไปปิกนิก…
in German das Picknick, Picknick-……
in Catalan pícnic…
in Japanese ピクニック, 遠足…
in Indonesian piknik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 野餐, 供野餐吃的食品…
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