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Definition of 'food chain'

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Experts insist that it would be very unusual for badgers to hunt that high up the food chain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was arrested at the fast food chain where he had worked under the noses of cops for more than two years. The Sun (2016)The fast food chain introduced the vegetables in 2005 as a healthy alternative to chips. The Sun (2009)He found work with fast food chain KFC. The Sun (2016) FAST food chains are having it their way again, and loving it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Going in the other direction, moving up the food chain, is much harder if not impossible. Al Ries and Laura Ries THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF BRANDING (2002)The healthy fast food chain is recruiting more than 400 members of staff over the next 16 months. The Sun (2014)The fast food chain employs 100,000 people in the UK. The Sun (2016)The fast food chain are hiring 10,000 workers this year and bosses are looking for 5,000 of those to join their new advanced apprenticeship in hospitality management. The Sun (2011)

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Translations for 'food chain'

British English: food chain NOUN
The food chain is a series of living things which are linked to each other because each thing feeds on the one next to it in the series.
The whole food chain is affected by the overuse of chemicals in agriculture.
  • American English: food chain
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cadeia alimentar
  • Chinese: 食物链
  • European Spanish: cadena alimenticia
  • French: chaîne alimentaire
  • German: Nahrungskette
  • Italian: catena alimentare
  • Japanese: 食物連鎖
  • Korean: 먹이사슬
  • European Portuguese: cadeia alimentar
  • Spanish: cadena alimenticia

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