Meaning of “fast food restaurant” in the English Dictionary


"fast food restaurant" in English

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fast food restaurantnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌfɑːst ˈfuːd ˌres.trɒnt/ us /ˌfæst ˈfuːd ˌres.tə.rɑːnt/

Examples from literature

  • In it, researchers bought food from a popular American fast food restaurant. 
  • Minutes later they touched down beside a fast food restaurant which was surrounded by several similar restaurants. 
  • Think about that the next time you're tempted to eat something from a fast food restaurant where the hot fat in the deep fryer has been reacting with oxygen all day, or even for several days. 

(Definition of “fast food restaurant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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