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English definition of “buffet”

buffet

noun [C]     /ˈbʊf.eɪ/ US  /bəˈfeɪ/
a meal where people serve themselves different types of usually cold food: Are you having a sit-down meal or a buffet at the wedding?Meals and parts of meals UK a restaurant in a station, where food and drinks can be bought and eatenRestaurants and cafes
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