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snack

noun [C]
 
 
/snæk/
A2 a small amount of food that you eat between meals: Do you want a quick snack before you go out? snack food Meals and parts of meals
Translations of “snack”
in Korean 스낵, 간식…
in Arabic وَجْبة خَفيفة…
in French casse-croûte…
in Turkish ara öğün, atıştırma, hafif yemek…
in Italian spuntino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小吃,點心, 速食…
in Russian легкая закуска…
in Polish przekąska…
in Spanish tentempié…
in Portuguese petisco, lanche…
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…
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