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English definition of “meal”


noun     /miːl/
[C] an occasion when food is eaten , or the food which is eaten on such an occasion : go out/take sb out for a meal He took the whole team out for a meal at the end of the project .have/eat a meal I have my main meal at midday . a heavy / light / hot meal a three-course meal
[U] a substance which has been crushed to make a rough powder , especially plant seeds crushed to make flour or for animal food : bone meal soya meal → See also ready meal
(Definition of meal noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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