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snacknoun [C]

uk   /snæk/  us   /snæk/
A2 a ​smallamount of ​food that is ​eaten between ​meals, or a very ​smallmeal: I had a ​hugelunch, so I'll only need a snack for ​dinner. Fresh or ​driedfruit makes an ​ideal snack. Many snack foods are high in ​salt, ​sugar, and ​fat.

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snackverb [I]

uk   /snæk/  us   /snæk/
(Definition of snack from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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snacknoun [C]

 us   /snæk/
a ​smallamount of ​food, esp. when ​eaten between ​meals
(Definition of snack from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snack”
in Korean 스낵, 간식…
in Arabic وَجْبة خَفيفة…
in Malaysian makanan ringan…
in French casse-croûte…
in Russian легкая закуска…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小吃,點心, 速食…
in Italian spuntino…
in Turkish ara öğün, atıştırma, hafif yemek…
in Polish przekąska…
in Spanish tentempié…
in Vietnamese bữa ăn qua loa…
in Portuguese petisco, lanche…
in Thai อาหารว่าง…
in German der Imbiß, Imbiß-……
in Catalan refrigeri…
in Japanese おやつ, スナック, 間食…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小吃,点心, 快餐…
in Indonesian makanan kecil…
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