Meaning of “luncheon” in the English Dictionary

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"luncheon" in British English

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luncheonnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈlʌn.tʃən/ us /ˈlʌn.tʃən/

formal for lunch noun

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

"luncheon" in American English

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luncheonnoun [ C ]

us /ˈlʌn·tʃən/

a formal lunch:

The president hosted a luncheon for the press group.

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