Definition of 'breakfast'
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The next morning at breakfast her mother appeared in the doorway tightly bound in a burgundy silk dressing gown. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)They were in the kitchen, sitting at the breakfast table on a Saturday morning. LOST SUMMER (2002)For the second day in a row Adam was the only guest at breakfast. LOST SUMMER (2002)
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Translations for 'breakfast'
British English: breakfast /ˈbrɛkfəst/ NOUN
Breakfast is the first meal of the day, which is usually eaten early in the morning.
He likes two eggs for breakfast.
- American English: breakfast
- Arabic: إفْطار
- Brazilian Portuguese: café da manhã
- Chinese: 早餐
- Croatian: doručak
- Czech: snídaně
- Danish: morgenmad
- Dutch: ontbijt
- European Spanish: desayuno
- Finnish: aamiainen
- French: petit-déjeuner
- German: Frühstück
- Greek: πρωινό
- Italian: colazione
- Japanese: 朝食
- Korean: 아침 식사
- Norwegian: frokost
- Polish: śniadanie
- European Portuguese: pequeno-almoço
- Romanian: mic dejun
- Russian: завтрак
- Spanish: desayuno
- Swedish: frukost
- Thai: อาหารเช้า
- Turkish: kahvaltı
- Ukrainian: сніданок
- Vietnamese: bữa sáng
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