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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
buffet /'bufei/
  • danh từ
    • quán giải khát (ở ga)
    • tủ đựng bát đĩa
    • danh từ
      • cái đấm, cái vả, cái tát
      • (nghĩa bóng) điều rũi, điều bất hạnh
      • động từ
        • thoi, đấm, vả, tát (ai)
        • (nghĩa bóng) đày đoạ, vùi dập
          • to be buffeted by fate: bị số phận đày đoạ
        • chống chọi, vật lộn (với sóng...)
          • to buffet with the waves: chống chọi với sóng
      Concise Dictionary
      +a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
      +a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves
      +usually inexpensive bar
      +strike against forcefully
      +strike, beat repeatedly

      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun-see also BUFFET
      1 a meal at which people serve themselves from a table and then stand or sit somewhere else to eat: a buffet lunch / supper + Dinner will be a cold buffet, not a sit-down meal. + a finger buffet (= food that you can eat with your hands, not with a knife and fork)
      2 a place, for example in a train or bus station, where you can buy food and drinks to eat or drink there, or to take away
      3 (BrE) = BUFFET CAR
      4 (especially AmE) = SIDEBOARD (1)
      + verb
      [VN] [often passive] to knock or push sb/sth roughly from side to side: to be buffeted by the wind + (figurative, formal) The nation had been buffeted by a wave of strikes.
      See also - BUFFET
      buffeting noun [U, C, usually sing.]: The tiny boat was ill-equipped for the buffeting it got from the wind and the rain.
      Collocation Dictionary

      1 on a train/in a station




      bar, car, service

      2 meal


      delicious, excellent | extensive, generous | cold, salad | running
      The running buffet is available from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
      | finger, fork | lunchtime


      A finger buffet will be served.
      | lay out
      A buffet was laid out for the conference delegates.


      breakfast, dinner, lunch, meal, supper | table | reception | style
      Breakfast is served buffet style.

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