lunch hour

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lunch hour

n
1. Also called: lunch break a break in the middle of the working day, usually of one hour, during which lunch may be eaten
2. Also called: lunch time the time at which lunch is usually eaten
Translations
polední přestávka
frokostpause
lounastauko
stanka za ručak
昼休み
점심시간
lunchrast
ช่วงหยุดพักอาหารกลางวัน
giờ nghỉ trưa

lunch hour

اِسْتِرَاحَةُ غَدَاْءٍ polední přestávka frokostpause Mittagspause διάλειμμα για φαγητό pausa para comer lounastauko pause déjeuner stanka za ručak intervallo del pranzo 昼休み 점심시간 lunchpauze lunsjpause przerwa obiadowa intervalo para o almoço обеденный перерыв lunchrast ช่วงหยุดพักอาหารกลางวัน yemek molası giờ nghỉ trưa 午休时间
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Southern European nations such as Spain and Italy are said to enjoy the longest lunch hours, yet in summer months at least, they can be practically enforced by the prohibitively hot weather.
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The IRS then reviewed the volume of work taking place during lunch hours and compared it to the volume of work during other hours.
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It teaches you strategy and develops your mind,'' says Mary Higareda, an 11th-grader who devotes two lunch hours and one hour after school a week to chess.