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noun toast pronunciation in British English /təʊst/
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singulartoast
pluraltoasts
  1. 1
    [uncountable] bread that has been heated until its outside is brown and hard
    toast and marmalade
    a slice of toast
    beans/cheese/tomatoes on toast
  2. 2
    [countable] an occasion when people all drink together and say someones name in order to express their admiration or their good wishes
    drink a toast to someone: We drank a toast to the happy couple.
    propose a toast (=say that people should have a toast): He proposed a toast to the marketing team.

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