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main course

noun
 
/ˈmeɪn ˈkɔrs/
A2 the largest or most important part of a meal: I had fish for my main course.
Translations of “main course”
in Korean 주요리…
in Arabic الطبَق الرئيسي…
in Portuguese prato principal…
in Catalan plat principal…
in Japanese (食事の)メインコース…
in Italian secondo piatto, pietanza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主菜…
in Russian основное блюдо (напр., обеда)…
in Turkish ana yemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主菜…
in Polish danie główne…
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