dejeuner


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dejeuner

(deʒøne) or

dejeune

n
literary the morning meal
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Noun1.dejeuner - a midday mealdejeuner - a midday meal        
meal, repast - the food served and eaten at one time
business lunch - lunch (usually at a restaurant) where business is discussed and the cost is charged as a business expense
References in classic literature ?
Father Brown gathered, from the course of the conversation, that Cray, the other gourmet, had to leave before the usual lunch-time; but that Putnam, his host, not to be done out of a final feast with an old crony, had arranged for a special dejeuner to be set out and consumed in the course of the morning, while Audrey and other graver persons were at morning service.
A few steps brought them to a smaller restaurant, where a dozen people were already lunching on the pavement under an awning; on the window was announced in large white letters: Dejeuner 1.
A case in point is the arrangement of four figures - two largely undressed females, two fully clothed males - in Manet's Dejeuner sur l'herbe, a work often invoked as inaugurating the era of Modernism in art.
Al-Hadi Mirghani,secretaire general de l'association s'est exprime devant la ceremonie du dejeuner adressant ses bons voeux pour les convies a l'occasion du mois de Ramadan.
Arrive des 07h00 pour la traite des vaches, le chef de l'Etat a pris le petit dejeuner avec des representants syndicaux, avant de commencer son periple qui devait durer jusqu'en milieu d'apres-midi.
Cela est arrive lors du dejeuner organise par le secretaire general de l'ONU en l'honneur du representant permanant du Soudan a l'occasion de la fin de son mandat a l'ONU.
Mais ce sont surtout les associations, les universites et les zaouias qui effectuent des achats en gros[beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il precise, hier, a Alger, a l'occasion d'un dejeuner offert en l'honneur des invites du Sila et des medias ayant couvert l'evenement.
Il l'a d'ailleurs invite ce jour a dejeuner au siege meme du gouvernement, le Palais Chigi.
Le ministere de la Solidarite nationale, de la Famille et de la Condition de la femme a offert, hier, un dejeuner a l'hotel le Mouflon d'Or (Alger), en l'honneur de la delegation de hadji pris en charge par le president de la Republique, pour l'accomplissement du hadj aux Lieux Saints de l'Islam 2013.
A l'issue d'un dejeuner avec le President palestinien, Mahmoud Abbas, M.
While his work has definite connections to what are often seen as nonartistic events - camping, cycling, dining out, picnicking - one might think of Manet's Dejeuner sur l'herbe, 1863, as a kind of blueprint (menu?
The tableau, Picnic Set, 2005, was constructed by Libby Black, who made each life-size object by hand from paper, hot glue, and acrylic, and arranged them like props in a low-budget set for a high-society farce, a murder mystery, or an updated dramatization of Manet's Dejeuner sur l'herbe.