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soup kitchen

noun [C] uk   us  
a place where free soup or other food is given to people with no money or no home
Translations of “soup kitchen”
in Chinese (Traditional) (爲窮人或流浪者而設的)施食處,施粥所…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为穷人或流浪者而设的)施食处,施粥处…
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