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breakfastnoun [C or U]

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

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breakfastverb [I]

uk   /ˈbrek.fəst/ 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 meal eaten in the morning as the first meal of the day: [U] We had scrambled eggs 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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