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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
Translations of “meal”
in Arabic وَجْبة…
in Korean 식사…
in Malaysian makanan…
in French repas…
in Turkish öğün, yemek…
in Italian pasto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 進餐, 餐,一頓飯…
in Russian принятие пищи, еда…
in Polish posiłek…
in Vietnamese bữa ăn…
in Spanish comida…
in Portuguese refeição…
in Thai มื้อ…
in German die Mahlzeit…
in Catalan àpat, menjar…
in Japanese 食事…
in Indonesian makanan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 进餐, 餐,一顿饭…
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