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A prepackaged food that can be prepared quickly and easily.
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(Cookery) food that needs little preparation, esp food that has been pre-prepared and preserved for long-term storage
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any packaged food, as frozen food or instant cereal, that can be prepared quickly and easily.
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|Noun||1.||convenience food - any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating|
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
TV dinner - a meal that is prepared in advance and frozen; can be heated and served
ready-mix - a commercial preparation containing most of the ingredients for a dish
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