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noun [countable/uncountable] breakfast pronunciation in American English /ˈbrekfəst/
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  1. the first meal you have in the morning
    What did you have for breakfast this morning?
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    1. a.
      a meal consisting of the things people often have for breakfast, for example eggs or bacon
      Try our all-day breakfast – only $5.00!
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    2. b.
      [only before noun] used about things you eat for breakfast or use at breakfast time
      breakfast cereal
      a breakfast bar
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