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fast food

noun [U]
 
 
hot food that is cooked and served very quickly in special restaurants. Fast food is often the type of food you can take away to eat, for example hamburgers or fried chicken: Dicos is a fast food chain that is becoming increasingly popular in China. The fast food industry is making good progress in developing more healthy alternatives. It is a densely built-up tourist city of hotels, pubs, discos, shopping malls and fast-food outlets. Later they drove to a fast-food restaurant for takeout.
Translations of “fast food”
in Korean 패스트 푸드…
in Arabic مَأكولات سَريعة…
in Portuguese pratos rápidos…
in Catalan menjar ràpid…
in Japanese ファストフード…
in Italian fast food…
in Chinese (Traditional) 速食…
in Russian еда быстрого приготовления…
in Turkish ayaküstü yenilen yemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快餐…
in Polish (jedzenie typu) fast food, szybkie dania…
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