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snack

noun [C] uk   /snæk/ us  
A2 a small amount of food that is eaten between meals, or a very small meal: I had a huge lunch, so I'll only need a snack for dinner. Fresh or dried fruit makes an ideal snack. Many snack foods are high in salt, sugar, and fat.
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verb [I] uk   /snæk/ us  
to eat small amounts of food between meals: I've been snacking all day. If you eat three good meals a day, you're less likely to snack on biscuits.
Translations of “snack”
in Korean 스낵, 간식…
in Arabic وَجْبة خَفيفة…
in French casse-croûte…
in Turkish ara öğün, atıştırma, hafif yemek…
in Italian spuntino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小吃,點心, 速食…
in Russian легкая закуска…
in Polish przekąska…
in Spanish tentempié…
in Portuguese petisco, lanche…
in German der Imbiß, Imbiß-……
in Catalan refrigeri…
in Japanese おやつ, スナック, 間食…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小吃,点心, 快餐…
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