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food that is quick and easy to prepare such as food that has already been cooked and only needs to be heated. Fast food is food that you can get quickly in a restaurant.
food that is made and served very quickly, especially food such as a burger that you can take away with you
informalshowing disapproval food that has been genetically modified
mainly Britishinformal small pieces of food eaten at social events with drinks, for example potato chips and nuts
a type of food that has not been eaten before, including genetically modified substances and products that lower cholesterol: used especially in government documents
a small piece of food that tastes of salt or spices and is not sweet. Savories are usually served at parties as snacks.
fish and shellfish that you can eat
food that is traditionally eaten by black people in the southern U.S., for example chitterlings, corn bread, and collard greens
a part of a plant used as food, for example a potato, bean, or cabbage
a combination of a hotdog and a hamburger in a specially designed bread bunBuzzWord Article
high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or clubadd a word
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