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noun [countable]     buffet pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a meal at which all the food is put on a table and people go and choose what they want

    The price includes a buffet, all drinks, and live entertainment.

    a buffet lunch/supper

  2. 2
    a piece of furniture in a dining room for keeping dishes in and putting food on
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  3. 3
    British a small café at a bus or railroad station
    1. a.



      buffet car

      a dining car


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