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del·i·ca·tes·sen

 (dĕl′ĭ-kə-tĕs′ən)
n.
1. A shop that sells cooked or prepared foods ready for serving.
2. Ready-to-serve foods such as cheeses, cold cooked meats, and salads.

[German Delikatessen, from pl. of Delikatesse, delicacy, from French délicatesse, from Italian delicatezza, from delicato, delicate, dainty, from Latin dēlicātus, pleasing; see delicate.]
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delicatessen

(ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛsən)
n
1. (Commerce) a shop selling various foods, esp unusual or imported foods, already cooked or prepared
2. (Cookery) such foods
[C19: from German Delikatessen, literally: delicacies, pl of Delikatesse a delicacy, from French délicatesse]
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del•i•ca•tes•sen

(ˌdɛl ɪ kəˈtɛs ən)

n.
1. a store selling prepared foods, as cooked meats, cheese, and salads.
2. the products sold in a delicatessen.
[1885–90, Amer.; < German, pl. of Delikatesse dainty < French délicatesse]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.delicatessen - ready-to-eat food productsdelicatessen - ready-to-eat food products    
convenience food - any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
2.delicatessen - a shop selling ready-to-eat food productsdelicatessen - a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
charcuterie - a delicatessen that specializes in meats
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
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Translations
lahůdkářstvílahůdky
delikatessedelikatesseforretning
herkkukauppa
delikatesa
ÿmsir tilbúnir réttir
デリカテッセン
조제식품
skanėstų parduotuvė
delikatešu veikals
delikatesa
delikatessaffär
cửa hàng bán các món ăn lạ

delicatessen

[ˌdelɪkəˈtesn] N (= shop) → charcutería f, rotisería f (S. Cone)
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delicatessen

[ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛsən] népicerie f fine
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delicatessen

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delicatessen

[ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛsn] nsalumeria
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delicatessen

(delikəˈtesn) noun
(a shop selling) foods prepared ready for the table, especially cooked meats and usually unusual and foreign foods. I bought some smoked sausage at the delicatessen.
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delicatessen

مَحَلٌّ يَبِيعُ أَطْعَمَةً أَجْنَبِيَّة lahůdky delikatesse Feinkostgeschäft ντελικατέσεν charcutería, tienda de delicatessen herkkukauppa épicerie fine delikatesa negozio di gastronomia デリカテッセン 조제식품 delicatessenwinkel delikatesseforretning delikatesy delicatessen магазин деликатесов delikatessaffär ร้านอาหารที่นำเข้าจากต่างประเทศเช่น ไส้กรอก เนื้อรมควันและอื่นๆ şarküteri cửa hàng bán các món ăn lạ 熟食店
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Guests may also bring a little piece of Kempinskihome, paying a visit to Berthold Delikatessen. The aromatic downstairs bakery spoils its customers with a great selection of fresh pastries, excellent coffee and gourmet takeaways.
Guests may also bring a little piece of Kempinski home, paying a visit to Berthold Delikatessen. The aromatic downstairs bakery spoils its customers with a great selection of fresh pastries, excellent coffee and gourmet takeaways.
In "X-Posting," DuPlessis takes the Austrian poet Ingeborg Bachmann's "Keine Delikatessen" ("No Delicatessen"an unfortunately prosaic translation which loses the notion of "delicate eating" in the German) and "trans-interprets" it: She borrows from it, elaborates on it, grabs sounds from it, and varies it.