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"restaurant" in American English

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restaurantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈres·tər·ənt, -təˌrɑnt/
a place of business where people can choose a meal to be prepared and served to them at a table, and for which they pay, usually after eating: a Chinese/Italian/Mexican restaurant
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"restaurant" in British English

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restaurantnoun [C]

uk   /ˈres.trɒnt/  us   /ˈres.tə.rɑːnt/
A1 a place where meals are prepared and served to customers

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(Definition of restaurant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"restaurant" in Business English

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restaurantnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈrestərɒnt/
COMMERCE a place where meals are prepared and served to paying customers: She has no experience of running a restaurant. the restaurant business/industry a restaurant chain a restaurant owner/manager
(Definition of restaurant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “restaurant”
in Korean 레스토랑, 식당…
in Arabic مَطْعَم…
in Malaysian restoran…
in French restaurant…
in Russian ресторан…
in Chinese (Traditional) 飯店, 餐館, 菜館…
in Italian ristorante…
in Turkish lokanta, restaurant…
in Polish restauracja…
in Spanish restaurante…
in Vietnamese nhà hàng…
in Portuguese restaurante…
in Thai ร้านอาหาร…
in German das Restaurant…
in Catalan restaurant…
in Japanese レストラン, 料理店…
in Chinese (Simplified) 饭店, 餐馆, 菜馆…
in Indonesian rumah makan…
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