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A cafeteria or restaurant in which food is dispensed from vending machines.
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1. (General Engineering) Also called: vending machine a machine that automatically dispenses goods, such as cigarettes, when money is inserted
2. chiefly US an area or room, sometimes having restaurant facilities, where food and other goods are supplied from vending machines
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|Noun||1.||automat - a vending machine from which you can get food|
vending machine - a slot machine for selling goods
|2.||automat - a cafeteria where food is served from machines|
cafeteria - a restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= vending machine) → distributeur m (automatique)
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n (US) → Automatenrestaurant nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
automat[ˈɔːtəˌmæt] n (vending machine) → distributore m automatico (Am) (room) tavola calda fornita esclusivamente di distributori automatici
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