Meaning of “main course” in the English Dictionary

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"main course" in British English

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main coursenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmeɪn ˈkɔːs/ us /ˌmeɪn ˈkɔːrs/

A2 the largest or most important part of a meal in which there are different parts served separately:

I had salmon for my main course.

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