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fast food

n.
Inexpensive food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, prepared and served quickly.

fast′-food′ adj.

fast food

n
(Cookery) food that requires little preparation before being served
adj
(Cookery) (of a restaurant, café, etc) serving such food
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fast food - inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quicklyfast food - inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
Translations
طَعام سَريع
rychlé občerstvení
comida rápida
pikaruoka
gyorsételgyorsételek
fast-food
hitro pripravljena hrana
snabbmat

fast food

nFast Food nt, → Fastfood nt; he lives mainly on fast fooder ernährt sich hauptsächlich von Fast Food or von Schnellgerichten

fast food

nfast food m inv

fast1

(faːst) adjective
1. quick-moving. a fast car.
2. quick. a fast worker.
3. (of a clock, watch etc) showing a time in advance of the correct time. My watch is five minutes fast.
adverb
quickly. She speaks so fast I can't understand her.
ˈfastness noun
fast food(s)
food that can be quickly prepared, eg hamburgers etc.
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But higher-income families ate fast food more often than lower-income families, and blacks ate it more than other racial or ethnic groups.
Respondents were particularly concerned about children bring overly exposed to fast food TV advertising -- with nearly a quarter saying their child asks for fast food after watching an advert.
Dr Fadila Mohamed Sherif, director of the health education and promotion department at the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) said: "We are working with Emirates Standardisation and Metrology Authority (Esma) to develop specifications to reduce the sugar content in drinks since it impacts children." The move to ban marketing of fast food to children is part of a roadmap for prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).