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lunch

noun [C/U]  us   /lʌntʃ/
a meal eaten in the middle of the day, or the food prepared for this meal: [U] We had soup and sandwiches for lunch. [C] I take my lunch to work.
lunch
verb [I]  us   /lʌntʃ/
We lunched on crackers and cheese.
Translations of “lunch”
in Arabic غَذاء…
in Korean 점심…
in Malaysian makan tengah hari…
in French dîner…
in Turkish öğle yemeği…
in Italian pasto del mezzogiorno, pranzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 午餐,午飯…
in Russian обед…
in Polish lunch…
in Vietnamese bữa trưa…
in Spanish almuerzo, comida…
in Portuguese almoço…
in Thai อาหารกลางวัน…
in German das Mittagessen…
in Catalan dinar…
in Japanese 昼ごはん, 昼食…
in Indonesian makan siang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 午餐,午饭…
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