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high tea

noun [C or U] uk   UK us  
a light meal eaten in the late afternoon or early evening that usually includes cooked food, cakes, and tea to drink
Translations of “high tea”
in Chinese (Traditional) 傍晚茶…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傍晚茶…
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