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English definition of “meal”

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
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