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box lunchnoun [C]

uk   us   US (UK packed lunch)
a ​lightmeal put in a ​container, that you take with you to be ​eatenlater, for ​example at ​school or ​work
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(Definition of box lunch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (可携带的)盒装午餐…
in Chinese (Traditional) (可攜帶的)盒裝午餐…
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