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Meaning of “breakfast” in the English Dictionary

"breakfast" in British English

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breakfastnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈbrek.fəst/
A1 a ​mealeaten in the ​morning as the first ​meal of the ​day: What do you ​want for breakfast? Jane never ​eats breakfast. She ​arrivedshortly after breakfast. Breakfast is ​served in the ​diningroom from 8.30 till 10.00. I ​love to ​eat breakfast in ​bed on Saturdays.

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breakfastverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈbrek.fəst/ formal
(Definition of breakfast from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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breakfastnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈbrek·fəst/
a ​mealeaten in the ​morning as the first ​meal of the ​day: [U] We had ​scrambledeggs and ​toast for breakfast.
(Definition of breakfast from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “breakfast”
in Korean 아침…
in Arabic فُطور…
in Malaysian sarapan pagi…
in French petit déjeuner…
in Russian завтрак…
in Chinese (Traditional) 早餐…
in Italian prima colazione…
in Turkish kahvaltı…
in Polish śniadanie…
in Spanish desayuno…
in Vietnamese bữa sáng…
in Portuguese café da manhã…
in Thai อาหารเช้า…
in German das Frühstück…
in Catalan esmorzar…
in Japanese 朝食, 朝ご飯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 早餐…
in Indonesian sarapan…
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