lunch break

lunch break
lunch break UK US noun [countable] [singular lunch break plural lunch breaks]
the period of time during which you stop work to have lunch and relax
Thesaurus: time off from workhyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ breaks [count]
: the time when people stop working or studying to have lunch :lunch hour

Let's go out during our lunch break.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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