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noun tourism bed and breakfast pronunciation in British English
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singularbed and breakfast
pluralbed and breakfasts
  1. [uncountable] the service of providing a room for the night and a meal the next morning
    The price is £30 for bed and breakfast.
    1. a.
      [countable] a small hotel or private house that provides this service
      We found a nice little bed and breakfast in the centre of town.

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