Meaning of “continental breakfast” in the English Dictionary

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"continental breakfast" in British English

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continental breakfastnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒn.tɪ.nen.təl ˈbrek.fəst/ us /ˌkɑːn.t̬ən.en.t̬əl ˈbrek.fəst/

a simple morning meal consisting of fruit juice, coffee, and bread with butter and jam

(Definition of “continental breakfast” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"continental breakfast" in American English

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continental breakfastnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑnt·ənˈent·əl ˈbrek·fəst, -təˈnen-/

a simple breakfast that consists of coffee or tea, bread or pastries, and a fruit or juice

(Definition of “continental breakfast” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)