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English definition of “the dinner table”

the dinner table

noun [S]    
the table at which the main meal of the day is served, or the occasion when this meal is served: They sat round the dinner table, arguing about politics. No reading at the dinner table! We usually talk about the day's events over the dinner table. → Compare dining tableTables and desks
(Definition of the dinner table noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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