Definition of 'canteen'
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Her father was a postman and her mother worked as an assistant in a school canteen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The benefits included free coffee and tea and'hot canteen food '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The money could be spent on extra canteen food. The Sun (2008)Her mother worked in a factory canteen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Staff are encouraged to not remove metal cutlery from canteens. The Sun (2014)All that from a quick chat in the college canteen? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The key is for head teachers to take responsibility for ensuring their canteen serves good food. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The food in the canteen is too good! The Sun (2015)Families can cook for themselves or a canteen provides food. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Companies will have to close areas such as staff canteens to stop people in different departments infecting each other. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Teach First offers lunch vouchers in the school canteen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was a canteen with fresh food, and a small alternative theatre space. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)You have to be careful not to get fat out here - the canteen food is so good. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A canteen serves free food and ice cream and hours are flexible. The Sun (2013)She sought equal pay with two assistant chefs who worked in the factory canteen and who prepared 350 meals each day. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)I have a small bowl of bran flakes then pasta from the school canteen for lunch but it leaves me full. The Sun (2006)I would go to the hospital canteen and watch people eating, but not be able to eat myself. The Sun (2012)In my first meeting with them I banned mobiles in the canteen because we spend a lot of time in there. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'canteen'
British English: canteen /kænˈtiːn/ NOUN
restaurant A canteen is a place in a factory, office, or shop where the workers can have meals.
...a school canteen.
- American English: canteen
- Arabic: مَقْصَف
- Brazilian Portuguese: cantina
- Chinese: 食堂
- Croatian: kantina
- Czech: kantýna
- Danish: kantine
- Dutch: kantine
- European Spanish: comedor
- Finnish: kanttiini
- French: cantine
- German: Kantine
- Greek: καντίνα
- Italian: mensa
- Japanese: キャンティーン
- Korean: 구내 식당
- Norwegian: kantine
- Polish: kantyna
- European Portuguese: cantina
- Romanian: cantină
- Russian: столовая
- Spanish: taberna
- Swedish: matsal
- Thai: โรงอาหาร
- Turkish: kantin
- Ukrainian: столова
- Vietnamese: căng tin
British English: canteen NOUN
bottle A canteen is a small metal or plastic bottle for carrying water and other drinks.
...a full canteen of water.
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