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Passengers can expect free meals and refreshments in this case. The Sun (2016)Work with your agent to set up refreshment pit stops where your home or grounds can be seen from flattering angles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If a flight is delayed by more than two hours, the airline must offer refreshments and free phone calls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We provided refreshments and music in the parking lot. Christianity Today (2000)There is also a café for light refreshment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The duke is not the first celebrity to stop for refreshment in humble surroundings. The Sun (2014)They were probably in need of refreshment. Ford Madox Ford (1990)Maybe she should offer to serve refreshments. The Sun (2013)We have been quite successful in receiving money for equipment but we also need to provide refreshments. The Sun (2008)The groups are relaxed and refreshments are typically provided. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nor did they go to the hospitality tent for liquid refreshment, as we claimed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)After light refreshments of fruits and preserves, there were fireworks over the lake. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)The square is a charming, shady place to take refreshment. Collins Traveller - MallorcaIt merely needs refreshment at regular intervals, which is what is happening now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Light refreshments are on offer while you're pampered. The Sun (2011)About noon the king returned to his lodging, to take some refreshment after his fatigue. The Children of the New Forest (1847)Do we need refreshment then, my friends? The Times Literary Supplement (2012)I think the point of a cup of tea is more for the liquid refreshment element when you are on a site. The Sun (2007)More than 90 stalls will offer a selection of plants and garden essentials, meals and refreshments. The Sun (2007)Hundreds are thought to owe money for subsidised meals and refreshments in the House of Commons. The Sun (2010)The café at Three Mills serves light refreshments. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But there's something about the other 5% that makes them more than just liquid refreshment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'refreshment'
British English: refreshment NOUN
Refreshments are drinks and small amounts of food that are provided, for example, during a meeting or a journey.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
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