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dinner

noun     /ˈdɪn.ər/ US  //
[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 正餐(通常指晚餐,在英国有时指午餐) We were just having (our) dinner. 我们正在吃晚餐。 We had some friends round 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 →  Compare lunch noun Meals and parts of meals
[C usually singular] a formal social occasion in the evening at which a meal is served 晚宴 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 Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of dinner from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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