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lunch

noun [C or U]
 
 
/lʌnʃ/
a meal that is eaten in the middle of the day: be at/have/eat lunch I'm having lunch with Tomoko on Monday.go (out) to lunch I'm sorry, Joanna isn't here at the moment, she's gone out to lunch.take sb (out) for lunch I often take my clients out for lunch. We must do lunch sometime.over lunch I look forward to continuing our discussion over lunch. Our company provides buffet lunches for business meetings.
there is no such thing as a free lunch used for saying that you cannot get something for nothing: We all like the idea of more time off work but there is no such thing as a free lunch.
→  See also business lunch , power lunch
Translations of “lunch”
in Korean 점심…
in Arabic غَذاء…
in French dîner…
in Turkish öğle yemeği…
in Italian pasto del mezzogiorno, pranzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 午餐,午飯…
in Russian обед…
in Polish lunch…
in Spanish almuerzo, comida…
in Portuguese almoço…
in German das Mittagessen…
in Catalan dinar…
in Japanese 昼ごはん, 昼食…
in Chinese (Simplified) 午餐,午饭…
(Definition of lunch noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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