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Meaning of “supper” in the English Dictionary

"supper" in British English

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suppernoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈsʌp.ər/  us   //
A2 a ​mainmealeaten in the ​evening : Why don't you come to/for supper ​tonight? They had an early supper before going to the ​theatre. UK a ​smallmealeaten in the late ​evening: We usually have ​tea at about 5.30 p.m. , then supper before we go to ​bed.

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

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suppernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈsʌp·ər/
a ​mealeaten in the ​evening, esp. when ​eaten at ​home and usually the ​mainmeal of the ​day: [C] I usually ​heat a ​quick supper in the ​microwave when I get ​home from ​work. [U] She has supper on the ​table (= it is ​ready to ​eat).
(Definition of supper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “supper”
in Korean 저녁…
in Arabic عَشاء…
in Malaysian makan lewat malam…
in French souper…
in Russian ужин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 晚飯,晚餐, 夜宵…
in Italian cena…
in Turkish akşam yemeği…
in Polish kolacja…
in Spanish cena…
in Vietnamese bữa ăn muộn vào buổi tối…
in Portuguese jantar, ceia…
in Thai อาหารมื้อสุดท้ายของวัน, อาหารค่ำ…
in German das Abendessen…
in Catalan sopar…
in Japanese (簡単な)夕飯, 夕食…
in Chinese (Simplified) 晚饭,晚餐, 夜宵…
in Indonesian makan malam…
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