Translation of "dinner" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdɪn.ər/ us /ˈdɪn.ɚ/

A1 [ C or U ] the main meal of the day, usually the meal you eat in the evening but sometimes, in Britain, the meal eaten in the middle of the day

We were just having (our) dinner. 我们正在吃晚餐。
We had some friends over for dinner on Saturday. 星期六我们请了一些朋友来吃晚饭。
a romantic candlelit dinner 浪漫的烛光晚餐

[ C usually singular ] a formal social occasion in the evening at which a meal is served

They held a dinner to celebrate his retirement. 他们举行晚宴来庆祝他退休。
a charity/society dinner 慈善/社交晚宴

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(Translation of “dinner” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)