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Meaning of “tea” - Learner’s Dictionary

tea

noun [C, U]     /tiː/
DRINK A1 a hot drink that you make by pouring water onto dried leaves, or the leaves that you use to make this drink: herbal teas Would you like a cup of tea or coffee?Warm drinks
AFTERNOON MEAL UK B1 a small afternoon meal of cakes, biscuits, etc and tea to drink: They invited us for afternoon tea.Meals and parts of meals
EVENING MEAL UK a word used by some people for the meal that is eaten in the eveningMeals and parts of meals
(Definition of tea from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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