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noun [countable/uncountable]     breakfast pronunciation in American English
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  1. the first meal you have in the morning

    What did you have for breakfast this morning?

    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!

    2. b.
      [only before noun] used about things you eat for breakfast or use at breakfast time

      breakfast cereal

      a breakfast bar



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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